Ancient, British and World Coins and Banknotes (7 October 2004)

Date of Auction: 7th October 2004

Sold for £130

Estimate: £50 - £70

Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury, Lutwyche’s Halfpenny, 1796, edge grained, 8.79g/6h (DH 7; Preston-Morley 1023); Chesham, Adam Simpson, Halfpence, 1795 (2), simpsons edge, 9.30g/6h (DH 20; Preston-Morley 1037), lancaster london or bristol edge, 9.25g/6h (DH 20b; Preston-Morley –) [3]. First about very fine for this issue but has been lacquered, second about extremely fine with original colour, last fine but extremely rare, believed only three specimens known (£50-70)

Footnote

Provenance:
All Fawcett/Litman Collection, additionally:
DH 7 F.W. Lincoln Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 February 1936, lot 180 (part) [from J, Verity]
DH 20 F.W. Lincoln Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 February 1936, lot 181 (part) [from J. Henry]

Adam Simpson, draper