Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £190

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), Green Bank [Wapping], John Packman, octagonal Halfpenny, 1.68g/12h (N –; D London 3321B); Wapping, John Clarke, octagonal Halfpenny, 1668, 1.72g/12h (N 8536; BW. 3288), Edward Fish, Farthing, 0.89g/6h (N 8541; BW. 3296), James Wakefield, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.55g/12h (N 8528; BW. 3351); Wapping Dock, William Procter, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.48g/12h (N –; BW. 3332); Wapping New Stairs, Farley Stevenson, Halfpenny, 1.51g/9h (N 8557; BW. 3344); Wapping Wall, Francis Palmer, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.02g/9h (N 8564; BW. 3322); Well Alley [Wapping], William Grigrey, Halfpenny, 2.22g/12h (N 8567; D 3303A) [8]. N 8564 fine, D 3321B, BW. 3332 and N 8528 about fine, others in varied state, N 8557 and 8567 both pierced, several rare; N 8541 overstruck on an issue of Reynold Thornbrough of Reading (BW. Berkshire 119) £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: D 3321B and N 8567 Sotheby Auction, 20-1 July 1983, lot 521 (part), P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 184 (part); BW. 3332 D.L. Smith Collection [from Seaby July 1962], P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 184 (part) [from N.A. Clark September 1989]; N 8536 J. Maitland Collection, BDW Auction 8, 16 November 1994, lot 760 (part) [from N.A. Clark March 1988]; N 8528, 8541 and *8564 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 184 (part) [8528 from T. Allen July 1981, 8541 from E. Law March 1985, 8564 from Seaby November 1983]; N 8557 bt Spink