Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £280

Estimate: £250 - £300

18th Century Tokens, Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, William Mather, Kempson’s Penny or ticket, 1797, in white metal, from the same obv. die as previous, rev. mather furnishing ironmonger, etc, edge plain, 36mm, 19.60g/12h (DH 2). About extremely fine, reverse better, very rare £250-300


Provenance: D.L. Spence Collection, Part II, DNW Auction 67A, 29 September 2005, lot 1619 [from Spink 1972]