Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 11th April 2012

Sold for £75

Estimate: £70 - £90

17th Century Tokens, Bedfordshire, Great Barford, Mary Brine, Halfpenny, 1.16g/6h (GO 47A; N 5281; D 47A); Edmund Ward, Halfpence, 1668 (2, same dies), 1.75g/12h, 1.46g/12h (GO 48; N 3; BW. 48) [3]. Fair to fine, first with green patina; both the issues for the village £70-90

Footnote

Provenance: GO 47A Morton & Eden Auction 23, 28-9 November 2006, lot 376 (part); GO 48 at 1.75g bt N.A. Clark; GO 48 at 1.46g N.T. Bagshawe Collection, Glendining Auction, 3 November 2000, lot 798 (part).

First only illustrated. Edmund Ward Jr (1637-1712), innholder, The Black Bull, constable, yeoman, wife’s name Joan (†1707)