Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £220

Estimate: £200 - £250

17th Century Tokens, Lincolnshire, Boston, John Browne, Farthing, 1666, 1.23g/6h (PPM 6; Smith 20; N 2912; BW. 17); Robert Bustord, Farthings, 1657 (2, different rev. dies), date figures separated by stops, 1.44g/6h (PPM 8; Smith 22; N 2913; BW. 18), no stops, 1.44g/3h (PPM 9; Smith 23; N 2913 obv., different rev.; BW. 18); Christopher Coxal, Farthings (3), undated Ramage issues (2, different obv. dies), 1.54g/6h (PPM 10; Smith 24; N 2914 rev., different obv.; BW. 19), 0.52g/6h (PPM 11; Smith 24 rev., different obv.; N 2914; BW. 19), 1666, 1.47g/12h (PPM 12; Smith 25; N –; BW. 20) [6]. PPM 11 mediocre, others fine to very fine, PPM 12 rare
£200-250

Footnote

Provenance: PPM 6 and *10 T.W. Townsend Collection, Spink Auction 28, 28 April 1983, lot 4 (part); PPM 12 bt J.L. Holman 2002; others J. Kendall Bourne Collection.

John Browne (†1693), gentleman; Robert Bustord (†1666), freeman 1640, baker, wife’s name Elizabeth(†May 1689); Christopher Coxall (†November 1701), freeman 1646, ironmonger