British Tokens, Tickets and Passes (27 August 2020)

Date of Auction: 27th August 2020

Sold for £170

Estimate: £90 - £120

London (City), Holborn, John Mason, tinned Farthing, 0.63g/12h (N –; D –); T.S.P. the golden griffin, Farthing, 1.10g/6h (N 7094; BW. 1444); C.B.R. at the 3 arrowes, Farthing, 1.14g/12h (N –; D 1451A); T.M.S. at the fleece tavern, Farthing, 1651, 1.02g/6h (N 7090; BW. 1457); uncertain issuer, crowne tobacko roll, Farthing, 0.87g/6h (N –; BW. 1488) [5]. N 7094 about very fine, first fair but extremely rare, others about fine £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: First and BW. 1488 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lots 110, 112 (parts) [first from M.J. Dickinson November 1987, 1488 from Seaby February 1982]; N 7090 found in the R. Thames under Southwark Bridge, bt Baldwin; *N 7094 bt Baldwin; D 1451A J.L. Wetton Collection, Part II, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 195 (part), P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 112 (part)