World Tokens (14 February 2012)

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Date of Auction: 14th February 2012

Sold for £110

Estimate: £20 - £30

ST JOHN’S, Hornel & Coltart, Farthings (2), both 1836, palm-tree, revs. value in wreath, different dies, both 21.5mm, 4.28g/12h, 4.24g/12h (Lyall 1; Prid. 1; KM. Tn1) [2]. Fine and better £20-30

Footnote

Provenance: First bt R. Zander March 1965; second R.A. Byrne Collection, Jess Peters Auction 78 (Los Angeles), 13-14 June 1975, lot 7.

Hornel & Coltart apparently ceased trading before 1840 (Lyall, p.2)