Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (5 & 6 June 2019)

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Date of Auction: 5th & 6th June 2019

Sold for £110

Estimate: £90 - £120

Circuses, Uncertain locality, copper, circus dividing sun rays and floral ornament, rev. pit in oak-wreath, 37mm, 18.38g (W 536, this piece illustrated; D & W 40/425). Good fine, very rare £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: Bt T. Barrett June 2007.

It is postulated that this piece may be connected to Charles Hughes (c. 1746-97), equestrian and circus proprietor, at St George’s Circus from 1782