Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £200

Estimate: £200 - £300

Buckinghamshire, Chesham, Adam Simpson, Halfpenny, 1795, from the same dies as previous, edge payable in lancaster london or bristol, 9.27g/6h (DH 20b; Preston-Morley –). Gilt, perhaps officially; some rubbing to high points, otherwise good very fine and of the highest rarity; the only specimen known to the cataloguer with this edge £200-300


Provenance: A Collection of 18th Century Trade Tokens, Part III, Mark Rasmussen FPL 10, Summer 2006 (373); bt P.J. Preston-Morley September 2006