Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £160

Estimate: £80 - £100

17th Century Tokens, Lincolnshire, Burton-upon-Stather, Thomas Lowther, Farthing, 1665, 0.91g/9h (PPM 1; Smith 57; N 2923; BW. 50). Overstruck on a Farthing of Robert Bowers of Lincoln [PPM Lincoln 11], otherwise fine, river patina, rare; the only issue for the town £80-100


Provenance: Found in the R. Thames near Custom House Quay, 1983; bt R. Sharman October 1983.

Thomas Lowther (†1675), bridlemaker, wife’s name Mary