World Tokens (14 February 2012)

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Date of Auction: 14th February 2012

Sold for £50

Estimate: £50 - £70

NASSAU, Dirty Dick’s, octagonal brass check, c. 1920, legend over cornucopiæ, rev. legend around sun, 36mm, 14.43g/6h (Lyall 30; Spink Tn8). Spot of verdigris on lower obverse and many associated surface marks, otherwise very fine £50-70


Provenance: R.A. Byrne Collection, Jess Peters Auction 78 (Los Angeles), 13-14 June 1975, lot 25.

Dirty Dick’s, a hotel bar on Bay street in the 1920s and 1930s