Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £280

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), Ratcliff Cross, W.E.B. at the shipp tavern, Farthing, 1.17g/6h (N 8367; BW. London 2322); John Baker, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.10g/8h (N –; BW. 2323); Will Baker, Halfpenny, 1.20g/3h (N 8366; BW. 2324); Joseph Brocke, Halfpenny, 1.44g/6h (N 8361; BW. 2325); George Bulmor, Farthing, 1658, 1.13g/6h (N 8362; D 2325B); Phillip Burges, Farthing, 1667, 1.15g/6h (N –; BW. 2326); Robert Ellis, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.75g/12h (N –; BW. 2327) [7]. BW. 2323 fair, others fine to very fine, some with ‘river’ patina, several rare £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 2323, 2327 and *N 8362 J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 227 (part), P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lots 227, 230 (parts); BW. 2326 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 230 (part) [from Spink]; N 8361 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 230 (part) [from R.A. Shuttlewood May 1986]; N 8366 F. Sedgwick Collection, Spink Auction 51, 16 April 1986, lot 40 (part), P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 227 (part) [from Seaby April 1986]; N 8367 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 227 (part) [from M. Chapple August 1984]