Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £95

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, Lincolnshire, Bourne, William Birridge, Halfpence, [16]64 (3, three obv. and two rev. dies), point of shield to rosette, 1.92g/3h (PPM 1; Smith 45; dies not in N; BW. 39), point of shield to b (2), 2.26g/12h (PPM 2; dies not in Smith; N 2917 rev., different obv.; BW. 39), 1.79g/12h (PPM 3; dies not in Smith; N 2917; BW. 39); Will[iam] Queningbrowh, Farthing, 1656, 0.89g/6h (PPM 4; Smith 48; N 2918; BW. 43) [4]. PPM 3 good fine, others fair to fine, PPM 1 very rare; all the varieties for the town £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: *PPM 3 J.L. Short Collection, Spink Auction 90, 16 March 1992, lot 584 (part) [from Oxford Coin Fair January 1972]; PPM 4 bt R. Gladdle January 1986; others J. Kendall Bourne Collection.

William Berridge, mercer; William Queningbrough (b. 1614), mercer, wife’s name Ann