British Tokens, Tickets and Passes, Wiltshire Coins and Paranumismatica (30 September 2021)

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £650

Estimate: £500 - £700

18th Century Tokens, HAMPSHIRE, Gosport, Thomas Wood, Jacobs’ mule Penny, 1798, flags and drum, rev. floating raft, french folly, etc, edge i promise to pay on demand the bearer one penny, 25.92g/12h (DH 3). Light die flaws on obverse and a striking crack at 4 o’clock, otherwise virtually as struck with most attractive reflective surfaces and brown patina, rare £500-£700


Provenance: O.P. Eklund Collection; J.A. Bobbe Collection; A. Bennett Collection, DNW Auction T10, 5 October 2011, lot 211 [from J.A.B. August 1998]