British Tokens, Tickets and Passes (27 August 2020)
Date of Auction: 27th August 2020
Sold for £400
Estimate: £150 - £200
FootnoteProvenance: Tim Millett FPL 2005 (101); bt April 2005.
Joseph Bonomi (1796-1878), sculptor, Egyptologist and, late in life, curator of Sir John Soane’s Museum in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, better known numismatically as the designer of a pattern coin with Egyptian images in 1837, subsequently transformed into a series of pattern crowns struck by Pinches to the order of J. Rochelle Thomas in 1893