British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £1,250

Estimate: £600 - £800

18th Century Tokens, SUFFOLK, Woodbridge, Robert Loder, Restrike Proof Penny, 1796, in silver, bust of Thomas Sekford three-quarters right, rev. arms of the Sekford family, edge plain, 23.92g/6h (DH 15b; Judson –; cf. DNW T1, 2096). Virtually as struck and attractively toned, extremely rare £600-800


Provenance: A Collection of Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins, Part II, Mark Rasmussen FPL 15, Spring 2008 (356).

Lutwyche’s dies survived with the Loder family and the issuer’s grandson had six impressions in silver struck
c. 1880. One example and the defaced dies were presented to the British Museum; for the original distribution of the others see Waters, 1954, p.26