Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £200

Estimate: £120 - £150

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), Frier’s Court [Wapping], Mathew Davis, Farthing, 1.06g/12h (N 8228; BW. London 2390); Wapping, Benjamin Barnes, Halfpenny, 2.09g/4h (N 8504; BW. 3277), George Carpenter, Farthings (2), read iorg, 0.83g/6h (N 8506; D 3285A), reads georg, 1.01g/6h (N 8507; BW. 3285), John Clarke, octagonal Halfpenny, 1668, 1.94g/12h (N 8536; BW. 3288), Andrew Coleman, Halfpenny, 1.26g/6h (N 8525; BW. 3290), T[homas] Dry, Farthing, 1650, 1.34g/6h (N 8544; BW. 3294) [7]. N 8504 weak in parts, otherwise about very fine and patinated, N 8506 fair and with ‘river’ patina, others generally fine but N 8525 pierced £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 8228 R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 658 (part); *N 8504 bt R. Gladdle 2005; others P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 184 (part) [8506 from N. Mills September 1984, 8507 from R.A. Shuttlewood April 1984, 8525 acquired July 1984, 8536 from R. Gladdle March 1983, 8544 from R.A. Shuttlewood July 1983]