Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £390

Estimate: £200 - £250

18th Century Tokens, Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, William Mather, Kempson’s Penny or ticket, 1797, in copper, figure of Justice supporting a shield emblazoned with anchor and key, rev. mather ironmonger, etc, edge plain, 36mm, 21.30g/6h (DH 1). Extremely fine and attractively patinated, very rare


Provenance: Fawcett/Litman Collection; D.L. Spence Collection, Part II, DNW Auction 67A, 29 September 2005, lot 1618