Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £310

Estimate: £300 - £400

Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury, Skidmore’s mule Halfpenny, 1797, from the same obv. die as previous, rev. anchor and cable, edge grained, 9.01g/1h (DH 13; Preston-Morley 1029). Reverse a trifle off-centre, otherwise good extremely fine with original colour and attractive surfaces, extremely rare


Provenance: G.W. Spencer Collection; P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 52, 28-9 November 2001, lot 1059 [from Mrs H. Spencer October 1982]