18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £1,550

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Ipswich, James Conder, Milton’s first Penny, 1795, bust of Cardinal Wolsey left, in cap with tassel, artist’s initials below, rev. Wolsey’s gate, edge plain, 13.82g/12h (DH 9; Stainton –; Judson –). Obverse die with light flaw, tiny edge nick on reverse at 12 o’clock, otherwise extremely fine and toned, extremely rare £1,200-1,500


Provenance: Bt J.A. Bobbe August 1998.

6 struck