Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £320

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, London (City), Basinghall Street, Tho[mas] Armestronge, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.70g/12h (N 6534; BW. 134); Billingsgate, John Eldridge, octagonal Halfpenny, 2.00g/6h (N 6553; BW. 199); Cloth Fair, Henry Ingersoule, Farthing, [16]58, 0.88g/12h (N 6792; BW. 685); Coleman Street, Samuell Coleman, Farthing, 1.00g/6h (N 6801; BW. 707); Duke’s Place, Henry Blagrave, Farthing, 0.85g/6h (N –; BW. 892) [5]. N 6553 fine, others very fine, N 6792 with ‘river’ patina £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: *N 6534 R.J. Carthew Collection, bt Baldwin 1988; N 6553 J. Maitland Collection, BDW Auction 8, 16 November 1994, lot 760 (part) [from M.J. Dickinson June 1991]; others R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 646 (part) [6792 acquired February 1998]