Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £1,500

Estimate: £500 - £1,000

18th Century Tokens, Somerset, Bath, Mary Lambe & Son, Lutwyche’s Farthing, struck on a Halfpenny blank, tea-chest, rev. camel standing left, rayed sun above, edge payable at adam simpsons romney, 9.45g/3h (DH 48a, recorded from this specimen). About extremely fine and patinated, of the highest rarity, no other example believed known £500-1,000

Footnote

Provenance: S.H. Hamer Collection, Glendining Auction, 26-8 November 1930, lot 296 (part); F.S. Cokayne Collection; DNW Auction T5, 8 November 2007, lot 199