Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £280

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, London (City), Fenchurch Street, Ann Heath, Farthing, 1.01g/6h (N 6903; BW. 988); Giltspur Street, James Stephens, Farthing, 0.70g/12h (dies not in N; BW. 1154); Newgate Market, Edmund Warner, Halfpence, 1666 (2), 2.23g/3h, 2.06g/12h (both N 7388; BW. 2031); St Mary-at-Hill, James Galatly, octagonal Halfpenny, 1668, 1.24g/6h (N 7602; BW. 2685); Shoe Lane, I.H.K. pastry cooke, Farthing, 1657, 0.95g/3h (N 7666, this piece listed; BW. 2802) [6]. N 7666 and one 7388 about very fine and rare, others generally fine £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 1154 DW Auction 24, 26 June 1996, lot 664 (part); N 6903 J.L. Wetton Collection, R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 646 (part); N 7388 at 2.06g and *7666 R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 648 (part); N 7602 J. Maitland Collection, BDW Auction 8, 16 November 1994, lot 760 (part) [from S.E. Schwer August 1987]