Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £65

Estimate: £60 - £80

17th Century Tokens, Lincolnshire, Barton-upon-Humber, G[eorge] K[idson], Farthing, 1662, 0.91g/3h (PPM 2; Smith 11a; N –; D 11A); George Kidson, Halfpenny, 1.88g/3h (PPM 4; Smith 11; N –; BW. 11); Richard Woore, Halfpenny, 1669, 2.33g/12h (PPM 6; Smith 13; N –; BW. 13) [3]. PPM 2 poor but extremely rare, PPM 4 fine, PPM 6 fair and with large central piercing £60-80

Footnote

Provenance: PPM 2 S & B Bulletin March 1994 (T 45), P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 58, 25 June 2003, lot 1248 (part); *PPM 4 N.J. Hutchinson Collection, bt M.J. Dickinson June 1988; PPM 6 J. Kendall Bourne Collection.

George Kidson (†January 1668), innholder, The Swan: there is a possibility that the Kidson tokens were issued by a father and son (the latter †April 1701); Richard Woore (†October 1704), mercer, wife’s name Susanna