Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £140 - £180

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), Limehouse, William Banes, Farthing, 0.93g/6h (N 8267; BW. Middlesex 135); Nicholas Blay, Halfpenny, 1668, 0.63g/9h (N 8285, this piece listed; BW. 136); William Bradshaw, Farthing, 1.03g/6h (N 8268; BW. 137); Edmond Dobson, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.31g/12h (N 8286; BW. 138); Ann Harlow, Halfpenny, 1.38g/9h (N 8287; BW. 140); Isack Hickman, Farthing, 1.26g/6h (N 8269; BW. 141) [6]. Fine to very fine, N 8285 and 8286 with ‘river’ patina
£140-180

Footnote

Provenance: N 8267 bt Baldwin November 1987; N 8268 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 222 (part) [from R. Gladdle March 1983]; N 8269 Dora Harris Collection [from Baldwin 1991], bt D.H. May 1996; N 8285 and *8286 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 221 (part) [8285 from R.A. Shuttlewood November 1984, 8286 from N. Mills March 1984]; N 8287 bt Seaby October 1983