British Tokens from the Collection of the late Bill McKivor

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £300

Estimate: £200 - £300

18th Century Tokens, CUMBERLAND, Hensingham, Low Hall Colliery, Sir Wilfred Lawson, Kempson’s Halfpenny, 1797, horse working a whin-gin, miner guiding basket, rev. legend in three lines, edge plain, 9.27g/12h (Farthing 7.50; DH 1). About extremely fine, bronzed £200-£300

Footnote

Provenance: R.S. Brown Jr Collection, Part I, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 87 [from M.Z. Gerson April 1981]