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

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Date of Auction: 5th & 6th June 2019

Sold for £75

Estimate: £90 - £120

Middlesex (Metropolitan), Ballast Wharf [Stepney], Ed: Skoiles, Farthing, 0.63g/3h (N 8165b, this piece; BW. Middlesex 198); Bell Wharf [Stepney], Tho. Darrell, Farthing, 1.04g/6h (N 8166, this piece; BW. Middlesex 176); Brick Lane [Stepney], Giles Dishley, Halfpenny, 2.73g/6h (N –; BW. 412), Thomas Ely, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.48g/6h (N 8167, this piece; BW. 413) [4]. Varied state, N 8166 and 8167 extremely rare £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 412 SCMB June 1985 (M 115), J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 151 (part), bt M.J. Dickinson September 2014; N 8165 and 8166 W. Gilbert Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 212, 28-9 March 2012, lot 619 (part) [from Baldwin]; N 8167 R.J. Carthew Collection, R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 212, 28-9 March 2012, lot 619 (part).

BW. 412 depicts the legendary hero Guy of Warwick, an extremely rare device on a London token