Irish Tokens from the Collection of the late Barry Woodside

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £440

Estimate: £50 - £70

Miscellaneous Tokens and Checks, Co ANTRIM, Belfast, Culley’s Canteen, brass Sixpence, Twopences (2, thick and thin flans), Penny, 30, 25 and 20mm (Woodside AN B17ff; DNW 38, 318, this piece); Paper Mill Dining Rooms, brass Halfpenny, 26mm (Woodside AN V2); Springfield Dining Rooms, uniface brass, stamped 295, 30mm [6]. Last fine, others about very fine and better but first with stain on reverse £50-£70


Provenance: First DNW Auction 38, 25 November 1998, lot 318 (part); second and third bt R. Hayes 1994; fourth bt R. Hayes 1997; fifth bt M. Eden 1989; last bt 2019.

The last was tentatively attributed by the late owner to Mackie’s, Springfield road, Belfast