Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £170

Estimate: £100 - £150

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), Limehouse, Samuell Keinton, Farthings (2), 0.96g/6h (N 8270; BW. Middlesex 142), 0.93g/6h (N 8271; BW. 142); Nicolas Latch, Halfpenny, 2.16g/6h (N 8272; BW. 143); Margret Lucas, Farthings, 1663 (4), mm. rosette, reads lymas, 0.40g/12h (dies not in N; BW. –), 1.15g/9h (N 8273 rev., different [earliest] obv.; BW. 144), 0.90g/9h (N 8273; BW. 144), 0.98g/9h (N 8274; BW. 144) [7]. N 8273 var. and 8274 about very fine, others about fine and better £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 8270 bt Baldwin July 1990; N 8271 J.L. Wetton Collection, P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 221 (part) [from J.L.W. March 1988]; N 8272, 8273 and 8274 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 221 (part) [8272 from R. Gladdle January 1990, 8273 from Baldwin July 1987, 8274 from R.A. Shuttlewood February 1981]; lymas variety P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 222 (part) [from Baldwin July 1987]; *N 8273 var. Property of a Lady, Spink Auction 51, 16 April 1986, lot 140 (part)