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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £500

Estimate: £400 - £500

18th Century Tokens, WARWICKSHIRE, Birmingham, John Clarke, Halfpenny, 1795, Britannia crowning bust of George III with laurel wreath, rev. oak tree at left, four ships in background, britanniæ tutamen, edge payable at the house of john clarke bull street, 12.65g/5h (DH 122). From the dies in unflawed state, extremely fine and bronzed, very rare £400-£500


Provenance: T. McGoldrick Collection, Spink Auction 7, 5 December 1979, lot 243 [from Spink May 1970]; A Collection of 18th Century Trade Tokens, Glendining Auction, 28 June 1989, lot 510; S. Gahlin Collection, DNW Auction 153, 4 December 2018, lot 2277