Irish Tokens from the Collection of the late Barry Woodside

Date of Auction: 4th May 2021

Sold for £2,400

Estimate: £300 - £400

Miscellaneous Tokens and Checks, Co CORK, Cork, James Mabbs, copper, edge plain, 21mm, 3.69g/6h (W 5785, this piece [not illustrated]; Macalister –). Extremely fine and extremely rare; arguably the rarest issue in the Irish unofficial farthing series £300-£400

Footnote

Provenance: Bt S.E. Schwer October 1988.

James Mabbs (†28 March 1852, aged 42), 27 Patrick street, Cork (Powell, TCSB December 2014)