British Tokens, Tickets and Passes (27 August 2020)

Date of Auction: 27th August 2020

Sold for £380

Estimate: £120 - £150

London (City), Gravel Lane [Houndsditch], Henri English, Farthing, 1.11g/12h (N 9291; BW. Southwark 241), Ben Stones, Farthing, 1666, 1.43g/12h (N 7026; BW. 1213); Great Eastcheap, John Sapcott, Penny, 4.03g/12h (N 7032; BW. 1259); Great Trinity Lane [Vintry], John Cock, Farthing, 1.06g/12h (N 7034; BW. 1269); Great Wood Street [Cheapside], M.A.F. the eagle and child, Farthing, 1.32g/6h (N 7861; BW. 3519); W[illiam] P[rocter], Farthings (2), both reading miyter, 1.27g/6h, 1.01g/6h (both N 7863; BW. 3528); John Wells, Farthing, 1.02g/3h (N 7859, this piece noted; BW. 3532); Grey Friars, James Waters, Farthing, 0.96g/6h (N 7045; BW. 1232) [9]. N 7034 very fine, N 9291 fair, others fine but seventh a large fragment £120-£150

Footnote

Provenance: N 7026 bt Baldwin June 1992; N 7032 with S.R. Porter; *N 7034 found in the R. Thames at Billingsgate, bt Baldwin; N 7045 bt Spink; N 9291 J.L. Wetton Collection, SNC August 2001 (TT 1270); N 7859 and 7863 at 1.01g P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 136 (part) [7859 from R.A. Shuttlewood January 1982, 7863 from Baldwin July 1988]; N 7861 bt Baldwin 1998; N 7863 at 1.27g found in the R. Thames, bt Baldwin