Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £420

Estimate: £400 - £500

Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury, Skidmore’s mule Halfpenny, Justice seated right, rev. Joseph Askins standing left, edge grained, 11.29g/6h (DH 15a; Preston-Morley 1032). Virtually as struck with attractive reflective surfaces, obverse with a hint of original colour, very rare £400-500


Provenance: T.A. Jan Collection, Part I, Spink Auction 26, 9 February 1983, lot 12 [from Baldwin]; P.C. Deane Collection; W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 19 [from P.C.D. 1985]; R.S. Brown Jr Collection, Part I, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 21