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

Date of Auction: 17th November 2020

Sold for £800

Estimate: £300 - £400

18th Century Tokens, HERTFORDSHIRE, Bishops Stortford, Sir George Jackson, Proof Halfpenny, 1795, in gilt-copper, from the same obv. die as previous, rev. view of the Stort canal, high skyline, vestiges of stop after date, edge payable at bishops stortford, 10.77g/6h (DH 4 bis I). Minor scuffing in upper reverse field, otherwise brilliant and virtually as struck, very rare


Provenance: J. Rennie Collection; F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Baldwin January 1936]; Baldwin Auction 21, 11-12 October 1999, lot 1113