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

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Date of Auction: 5th & 6th June 2019

Sold for £100

Estimate: £90 - £120

London (City), Black Horse Alley [Ludgate Circus], Tho. Blumsum, Halfpenny, 1.73g/6h (N 6656; BW 354); Blackfriars, R.D.S. ye darke entry, Farthing, 1659, 0.71g/1h (N –; BW. 346), Charles Simkins, Farthing, 1657, 0.84g/6h (N 6662; BW. 347), John Walter, Halfpenny, 1.65g/6h (N –; D 350A), Thomas Wilson, Farthing, 0.79g/3h (N 6665, this piece; BW. 352) [5]. Varied state, BW. 346 very rare, D 350A extremely rare £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 346 and D 350A J. Wagner Collection, DNW Auction T6, 19 March 2009, lots 158, 159 (parts); N 6656 with Seaby before 1971, bt N.A. Clark February 2007; N 6662 bt December 2012; N 6665 R.J. Carthew Collection, R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 423 (part), bt M. Trenerry July 2010.

Thomas Blumsome of St Bride’s, baker, widower, and Jane Lewgar licensed to marry 1661; apprenticed a brown baker 1635; John Walter, baker, Parish House