Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £720

Estimate: £300 - £400

18th Century Tokens, Norfolk, Norwich, Richard Bacon, Proof Halfpenny, 1794, in silver, Norwich Castle, period clear of shrubs, rev. fleece, edge richard bacon cockey lane, 11.75g/6h (DH 13). Minor hairlines, otherwise brilliant and practically as struck, most attractive toning, very rare £300-400

Footnote

Provenance: W. Waite-Sanderson Collection, Glendining Auction, 16-17 November 1944, lot 159; F.S. Cokayne Collection; bt Baldwin June 1987