Important British Trade Tokens (16 March 2006)

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Date of Auction: 16th March 2006

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £200

Newcastle upon Tyne, Spence’s mule Halfpence (3), from the same obv. die as previous, revs. Highlander (2), 12.62g/8h, 12.33g/8h (both DH 19, first struck off-centre); shepherd, 10.57g/10h (DH 22) [3]. First better than very fine and an amusing Spence mis-strike, second about extremely fine and patinated, last extremely fine with a little original colour (£150-200)

Footnote

Provenance:
All bt J. Bobbe [first two in September 1996], additionally:
DH 22 Davissons Mailbid Sale 9, 9 October 1997 (360).

First only illustrated