British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £210

Estimate: £250 - £300

Bath, City Farthings (25), 1659 (3), 2.02g/12h (N 3946a, this piece; BW. 5), 2.71g/3h, 1.40g/3h (both N 3947, latter 3947b, this piece; BW. 5), 1670 (22), 5.00g/6h, 2.49g/6h, 1.72g/3h, 1.71g/9h, 1.69g/6h (all N 3948, including 3948a, this piece; BW. 6), 2.55g/12h (N 3949, this piece; BW. 6), 2.55g/12h (N 3949 rev., obv. not in N; BW. 6), 2.71g/12h, 2.60g/12h (both N 3950, first 3950b, this piece, recté 2.71g; BW. 6), 3.59g/12h [edge unofficially grained], 3.27g/12h, 3.14g/12h, 2.16g/12h (all N 3951; BW. 6), 4.74g/6h, 2.46g/6h, 2.32g/6h, 2.13g/6h, 1.24g/6h (all N 3952, second 3952b, this piece; BW. 6), 2.30g/12h, 2.16g/12h (both N 3953, second this piece; BW. 6), 2.70g/12h, 2.66g/12h (both N 3954; BW. 6) [25]. N 3948 at 5.00g and N 3949 variant fair, others generally fine to very fine, one or two better; a very comprehensive group of civic issues incorporating all the die combinations believed extant £250-300

Footnote

Provenance: N 3946a, N 3947b, *3948a, 3949, 3950b, 3952b and 3953 Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 447 (part) [3947b, 3948a and 3952b R.A. Nott Collection, others from Baldwin]; N 3947 at 2.71g bt Spink April 1975; N 3948 at 5.00g bt Baldwin August 1978; N 3948 at 1.71g bt Seaby March 1978; N 3948 at 1.69g, N 3951 at 2.16g and 3954 at 2.66g bt Baldwin July 1977; N 3949 var bt Baldwin February 1977; N 3951 at 3.59g bt Baldwin July July 1979; N 3951 at 3.14g bt Spink June 1985; N 3952 at 2.13g bt Seaby May 1976; N 3952 at 1.24g bt Spink June 1985; N 3953 at 2.30g bt J. Fox March 1979; N 3954 at 2.70g bt Seaby August 1973