Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £110

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, Lincolnshire, Bolingbroke, Jo[h]n Garthwaite, Farthing, mm. rosette, 0.89g/12h (PPM 3; Smith 16; N –; D 14A). A metal detector find, very fine and extremely rare; the finest specimen of this variant known to the cataloguer


Provenance: Bt R. Gladdle February 2005.

John Garthwaite (†January 1673), grocer