Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £160

Estimate: £200 - £250

17th Century Tokens, Lincolnshire, Boston, William Mallory, Farthings, 1662 (2, different obv. dies), god save the king legend, 0.97g/6h (PPM 20; Smith 34; N –; D 27A), william mallory legend, 1.30g/12h (PPM 21; Smith 33; N –; D 27B) [2]. PPM 20 fine, PPM 21 obverse worn, reverse fair, both extremely rare; first the finest specimen seen by the cataloguer, second believed perhaps only one other example in private hands
£200-250

Footnote

Provenance: *PPM 20 bt Baldwin July 1990; PPM 21 P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 58, 25 June 2003, lot 1248 (part) [from R. Gladdle March 1992].

William Mallory, bookseller