Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 11th April 2012

Sold for £70

Estimate: £40 - £50

17th Century Tokens, Bedfordshire, Ampthill, Thomas Harvye, Farthing, 1664, 1.03g/3h (Gaunt/Oddie 1A; N 1; D 1A); John Impie, Farthing, 1663, 0.78g/3h (GO 2A; N 2; D 2A) [2]. First about very fine, second about fine; the only two issues for the town £40-50


Provenance: N.T. Bagshawe Collection, Glendining Auction, 3 November 2000, lot 798 (part), additionally: *GO 1a H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956, lot 854 (part).

Thomas Harvey (†October 1707), grocer, constable 1663, wife’s name Mary. John Impie, grocer and Quaker, Dunstable street, wife’s name Anne