British Tokens (11 April 2012)

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Date of Auction: 11th April 2012

Sold for £160

Estimate: £150 - £200

Bedford, Anthony Boulton, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.27g/6h (GO 5; N 5; BW. 5); John Clarke, Farthing, 0.98g/12h (GO 7.1, this piece illustrated; N 7; BW. 7); Thomas Cox, Farthing, 1664, 0.87g/3h (GO 8; N –; BW. 8); William Faldo, Farthing, 1659, 0.86g/6h (GO 9, this piece illustrated; N 8; BW. 9); Robert Farman, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.24g/6h (GO 10; N 9; BW. 10); Henry Fittzhugh, Farthing, 1655, 1.19g/12h (GO 12; N 10; BW.12); Robert Fittzhugh, Farthing, 1654, 1.18g/6h (GO 11, this piece illustrated; N –; BW. 11) [7]. Mostly fine, first two and last better but second chipped £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: GO 5 and *7.1 N.T. Bagshawe Collection, Glendining Auction, 3 November 2000, lot 798 (part), additionally: GO 5 H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956, lot 854 (part); GO 8, 9, 11 and 12 N.T. Bagshawe Collection, Glendining Auction, 3 November 2000, lot 779 (part) [9 from Baldwin December 1956], additionally: GO 12 H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956, lot 854 (part); GO 10 Morton & Eden Auction 23, 28-9 November 2006, lot 375 (part).

Anthony Boulton (†February 1696/7), grocer, apprenticed to William Faldo, chamberlain 1673, bailiff 1675, mayor 1680 and 1690, wife’s name Susan (†May 1700). John Clarke (
c. 1635-74), grocer, non-conformist, wife’s name Susan (†July 1688). Thomas Cox, wife’s name Jacobin. William Faldo (1620-93), gentleman and alderman, mayor 1653, 1664 and 1666, chamberlain 1654, bailiff 1657, wife’s name Ann (†August 1665). Robert Farman, baker, High street, chamberlain 1681, bailiff 1685, wife’s name Elizabeth. Henry Fittzhugh (1615-64), churchwarden, St Paul’s, 1641, mayor 1649, burgess and alderman, wife’s name Mary. Robert Fittzhugh (fl. 1691), brother of Henry, maltster, chamberlain 1647, bailiff 1653, mayor 1656, provisional mayor 1679, wife’s name Mary