Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £380

Estimate: £200 - £300

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), Ratcliff Cross, Alexander Harwood, Farthings (2, same dies), 1.08g/6h, 0.97g/6h (N –; BW. London 2328); Nicholas Hayman, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.70g/12h (N –; D 2328A); Anne How, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.56g/9h (N 8364; D 2328B; Greenall, BNJ 1991, pl. 12, 25, this piece); John March, Farthing, 1.17g/6h (N 8368; BW. 2330); John Simons, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.54g/12h (N –; BW. 2332) [6]. Fine and better, second with ‘river’ patina, mostly very rare £200-300

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 2328 at 1.08g and 2332 J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 227 (part) [2332 from N.A. Clark], P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lots 227, 230 (parts); *D 2328A SCMB August 1980 (M 216), Dora Harris Collection, bt D.H. May 1996; N 8364 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 230 (part) [from Spink]; N 8368 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 227 (part) [from R.A. Shuttlewood May 1987]