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

Date of Auction: 7th October 2004

Sold for £95

Estimate: £60 - £80

Buckinghamshire, Slough, John Peckham, Halfpenny, 1795, in bronzed-copper, arms of the Peckham family, rev. phoenix, 11.47g/12h (DH 27; Preston-Morley 1052). Usual rim flaw, extremely fine and nicely patinated, rare (£60-80)

Footnote

Provenance:
F.W. Lincoln Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 February 1936, lot 181 (part) [from Baldwin]
Fawcett/Litman Collection.

John Peckham (†September 1830), alchemist and numismatist, who owned, among other coins, a Brutus ‘Ides of March’ denarius; he was an early friend of William Till, who bought his collection
post mortem