British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £210

Estimate: £150 - £200

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Bristol, Bristol Public Free Libraries, oval brass, stamped 2489, 44 x 32mm (D & W 300/7); SOMERSET, Bath, Bath Electric Tramways Ltd, brass Penny, 26mm (Minnitt/Young 34); Bath Society for the Investigation and Relief of Occasional Distress (Est. 1805), copper, 31mm (MY 42; D & W 104/29; MG 1002); Bathwick Villa, brass Sixpence [c. 1783], 33mm (MY 54; D & W 43/4; MG 692); King James Palace, brass Sixpence [1770-90], 32mm (MY 64; D & W 45/14; MG 696-7); together with Visit of George III to Bath, 1789, a copper medal by J. Davies, bust right, rev. arms, 29mm, 7.78g/6h (DH 27; BHM 320); Glastonbury, Glastonbury Musical Society, copper, 34mm (MY 130; D & W 132/244); Portishead, National Shipyard, uniface brass, stamped 1465, 32mm (MY 149) [8]. Last fine and with initials EW scratched on back, BHM 320 extremely fine with considerable original colour, others fine to very fine £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: M.J. Harris Collection [first from Seaby 1978, third and fourth from Seaby 1976, seventh from Seaby 1979].

Sixth only illustrated