Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £100 - £150

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), Mile End, Thomas Allin, Farthing, 0.83g/0h (N 8303; D –), Joseph Almond, Halfpenny, 1668, 3.65g/12h (N 8311; BW. London 1889), John Amps, Halfpenny, 1.44g/12h (N 8305; BW. 1890), Mathew Browne, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.79g/12h (N 8307; BW. 1892); Mile End Green, William Steward, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.66g/3h (N 8312; BW. 1896) [5]. N 8307 about very fine but with some surface verdigris on obverse, others in varied state, first with nail piercing but very rare £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 8303 and 8307 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 222 (part) [8303 from R.A. Shuttlewood December 1983, 8307 from R.A. Shuttlewood June 1984]; N 8305 and 8312 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 219 (part) [8305 from Baldwin August 1986, 8312 from S.E. Schwer June 1987]; N 8311 J.L. Wetton Collection, P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 219 (part) [from J.L.W. June 1989]