British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £150

Estimate: £80 - £100

Chard, Borough Farthing, 1669, 2.18g/3h (N 3999; BW. 82); Humphry Able, Halfpenny, 1.37g/9h (N 4000; BW. 84); George Bartly, Farthing, 1.20g/12h (N 4001; BW. 85); John Chapman, Farthings (3), mm. star (2), 1.10g/3h, 0.93g/3h (both N 4003; BW. 87), mm. pellet, 1.31g/12h (dies not in N; BW. 87 var); J[ohn] H[arvey], Farthing, 1671, 1.56g/6h (N 4004; BW. 83) [7]. About fine and better, penultimate very rare but struck partially off-centre
£80-100

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 87 var bt Baldwin November 1978; N 3999 bt Seaby November 1975; *N 4000 bt Baldwin April 1987; N 4001 bt N.A. Clark July 1976; N 4003 at 1.10g bt Seaby August 1976; N 4003 at 0.93g bt Spink March 1978; N 4004 bt Spink June 1976.

The attribution of the last token to John Harvey is made by Griffin and others (see Lot 619)