Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £230

Estimate: £100 - £150

18th Century Tokens, Somerset, Bath, William Glover, Halfpence (6), 9.77g/6h, 9.74g/6h, 9.67g/6h (all DH 28, small flan), 9.51g/6h (DH 28a), 9.56g/6h (DH 28b), 9.76g/6h (DH 28c); William Gye, Halfpence, 1794 (4), 9.86g/6h (DH 33), 9.64g/6h (DH 33a), 9.70g/6h, 9.68g/6h (both DH 34); Lutwyche’s mule Halfpence (2), 9.58g/6h (DH 35), 9.96g/6h (DH 35a); Francis Heath, Halfpence (2), 1794, 10.06g/6h (DH 39), 1795, 9.88g/6h (DH 40), Farthing, 1795, 4.37g/6h (DH 116) [15]. First DH 34 practically as struck with full original colour, one DH 28, 28b, 28c and 40 about extremely fine, penultimate rare, others in varied state £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: DH 39 Davissons Mailbid Sale 21, 10 June 2004 (228); DH 40 bt W. McKivor April 2004; others except DH 116 D. Young Collection, Baldwin Auction 6, 11 October 1995, lots 1164, 1167 (parts) [28 at 9.77g from Seaby January 1973, 9.74g from Seaby March 1986, 28a from Format January 1991, 28b from Spink Auction 19, 3 March 1982, lot 460 (part), 28c from S.E. Schwer July 1989, 33 Spink June 1976, 33a from S.E. Schwer November 1983, *34 at 9.70g from Stanley Gibbons January 1980, 9.68g from Stanley Gibbons August 1980, 35 from Seaby August 1979, 35a from Stanley Gibbons October 1979]