British Tokens (1 October 2014)

Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £200

Estimate: £150 - £200

MIDLOTHIAN, Edinburgh, Royal Society (Inst. 1783), oval silver, named (Jas. Watson M.D. (Bath), 1853), 37 x 29mm (D & W 127/204-5; cf. Noble II, 892; cf. Baldwin Auction 68, 3023); together with Bath, Bath Theatre, uniface brass, gal, 40mm, 15.32g (Minnitt/Young 46; D & W 1.6; MG 364-5) [2]. First with flan a trifle bent, otherwise very fine and toned, second good fine £150-200

Footnote

First only illustrated. Dr James Watson (1792-1878) lived at 13 The Circus, Bath, and practised as a physician in the city for 43 years; his portrait by Edwin Long hangs in the Holburne Museum, Bath