Historical Medals and Tokens (3 October 2018)

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2018

Sold for £900

Estimate: £300 - £500

NORFOLK, Norwich, Robert Dunham and Sir John Yallop, Pattern Halfpenny, 1811, in copper, unsigned, Hope standing right, holding anchor and supporting shield, rev. crest above city arms, relief in distress, etc, linear outer circle both sides, edge neatly grained, 8.62g/12h (W 915, this piece illustrated). Small toning spot by shield at lower right, otherwise virtually as struck, of the highest rarity; no others traced in commerce £300-500

Footnote

Provenance: Levine Collection; bt Baldwin December 1927