18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £2,900

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Tamworth, John Harding, Proof Penny, 1799, in silver, from the same dies as previous, edge penny token payable at the house of iohn harding calico printer tamworth, 42.32g/6h (DH 9). Usual flaw on obverse and die stress marks on reverse, two almost imperceptible obverse rim nicks, otherwise virtually as struck with dark grey tone, extremely rare £1,500-2,000

Footnote

Provenance: Bt J.A. Bobbe August 1998.

6 struck