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

Date of Auction: 17th November 2020

Sold for £2,000

Estimate: £600 - £800

18th Century Tokens, LONDON, Cornhill, Richardson, Goodluck & Co, Proof Halfpenny, 1795, in silver, Bluecoat boy preparing to draw from a lottery wheel, cornucopia of money dividing date, rev. legend, edge plain, 13.61g/6h (DH 470). Struck out of collar on a large flan, trifling marks, otherwise extremely fine and dark-toned, very rare £600-£800

Footnote

Provenance: F.S. Cokayne Collection; SNC February 2005 (TT 3300); bt S.H. Monks 2006