18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £920

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Birmingham, John Gregory Hancock, Halfpenny or medal, 1800, in brass, from the same dies as previous, edge plain, 15.31g/12h (DH 140). Die flaws on obverse rim, otherwise extremely fine, reverse better, reflective fields, very rare £1,200-1,500


Provenance: P.C. Deane Collection [acquired May 1976]; J.A. Bobbe Collection [from P.C.D. October 1983]; bt J.A.B. May 2005