The Collection of British Tokens formed by John Rose (17 November 2020)

Date of Auction: 17th November 2020

Sold for £240

Estimate: £90 - £120

17th Century Tokens, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Bristol, City Farthings (2), square, 3.51g/2h (N 1444ff; BW. 22), 1652, 3.22g/6h (N 1458; BW. 12); Cirencester, Obadiah Arrowsmith, heart-shaped Halfpenny, 1668, 1.95g/12h (N 1618; BW. 45); Gloucester, I.A.C. at the negshead, Farthing, 1654, 1.24g/6h (N 1675; BW. 83), Henory Knowles, Farthing, 1.18g/6h (N 1666; BW. 92); WORCESTERSHIRE, Worcester, Will Swift, Halfpenny, 1.45g/12h (N 5769 rev., obv. not in N; BW. 163); MONMOUTHSHIRE, Monmouth, Richard Ballard, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.84g/3h (Boon 81b; N 6390; BW. 15) [7]. Last two poor and Monmouth pierced, N 1618 fair, N 1666 mediocre but rare, others fine £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: N 1444 found in the R. Thames, bt R. Sharman 1982; N 1458 bt K. Lovell 1973; N 1618 bt F. Milward 1996; N 1675 bt F. Milward 1975; N 1666 bt F. Milward 1983; N 6390 bt 1980