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

Date of Auction: 17th November 2020

Sold for £550

Estimate: £400 - £500

18th Century Tokens, SURREY, Lambeth, Prattent’s Penny, [17]96, standing figure of George Cook, smoking pipe and holding a mug and a keg, rev. sr. g · cook fruiterer greengrocer & oyster merchant stangate lambeth, vegetables around, edge on demand we promise to pay one penny, 20.42g/6h (DH 1). Struck over a Penny of Mary Lambe of Bath [DH Somerset 8], extremely fine, reverse with a hint of original colour, very rare £400-£500

Footnote

Provenance: SNC November 1993 (8061)