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

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Date of Auction: 5th & 6th June 2019

Sold for £80

Estimate: £150 - £200

London (City), Broken Wharf, Hugh Andrus, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.09g/12h (N 6722; BW. 436], Will Dod, Halfpenny, 2.38g/1h (N –; BW. 438); Brown’s Alley [Billiter Lane], W.K.L, Farthing, 1648, 0.95g/6h (N 6726, this piece; BW. 210); Bucklersbury, S.R. at ye flowerdelvce, Farthing, 1657, 0.67g/12h (N 6727b, this piece; BW. 440); Budge Row [Cannon Street], Fran Smith, Farthing, 0.51g/12h (N –; BW. 442); Bull Head Yard [Cheapside], Joseph Clifton, Halfpenny, 1663, 3.06g/9h (N 6728a, this piece; BW. 576) [6]. Varied state, BW. 442 with small hole and edge chip, N 6726, N 6727 and N 6728 the only issues from these locations £150-£200

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 438 SNC October 2004 (TT 3053), bt Spink May 2008; BW. 442 bt S.H. Monks February 2010; N 6722 J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 152 (part), W.H. Pheatt Collection, Spink Auction 208, 22-3 June 2011, lot 825 (part), bt J. Newman July 2011; N 6726 and 6727 R.J. Carthew Collection, R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 280 (part); N 6728 H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction 21-3 November 1956, lot 867b (part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 280 (part).

Francis Smith, ironmonger, is listed as living on the north side of Budge row in the Lady Day 1666 hearth tax returns