Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £410

Estimate: £300 - £500

Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury, Lutwyche’s Halfpenny, 1796, from the same dies as previous, edge celebrated for pure air & sea bathing, 9.46g/6h (DH 7b; Preston-Morley –). Double-struck and with characteristic weakness in centre, otherwise about extremely fine with a hint of original colour, of the highest rarity; the only specimen known to the cataloguer


Provenance: A Collection of 18th Century Trade Tokens, Part II, Mark Rasmussen FPL 9, Spring 2006 (225)