British Tokens, Tickets and Passes (27 August 2020)

Date of Auction: 27th August 2020

Sold for £420

Estimate: £200 - £260

London (City), Houndsditch, John Hudson, Farthing, [16]64, 0.65g/12h (N –; BW. 1516); Huggin Lane [Cheapside], Robert Raven, Halfpenny, 1.01g/6h (N –; BW. 1533); Ivy Lane [Paternoster Row], issuer uncertain, att the coffee house, Halfpenny, 1663, 1.48g/9h (N 7164; BW. 1560) [3]. BW. 1533 very fine, others fine, all very rare; the last one of the earliest coffee-house tokens £200-£260

Footnote

Provenance: *BW. 1533 bt Baldwin