18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £1,650

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Coventry, Edmund Percy, Proof Penny, in silver, from the same dies as previous, edge penny token payable by e.w. percy coventry, 33.86g/12h (DH 41). Usual light flaws in the die on left wall of the School and a graze in that same area, remains of old lacquer adhering to legend in the exergue, otherwise extremely fine and extremely rare
£1,200-1,500

Footnote

Provenance: Bt J.A. Bobbe August 1998.

6 struck; at least three of the six have changed hands in recent times; Jan/Noble 953, Anderson 790 and the present piece