Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £340

Estimate: £200 - £300

17th Century Tokens, London (Metropolitan Middlesex), St Ann’s Street, Ralph Fuller, Farthing, 1.30g/6h (N 8877; BW. Middlesex 245); St James’s Market, Richard Athy, octagonal Halfpenny, 1668, 1.12g/3h (N 8904; BW. London 2527); St John Street, William Hill, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.65g/9h (N 7980; BW. 2571); St Martin’s Lane, Rowland Oakely, Farthing, [16]57, 1.35g/3h (N –; D 2674A); Temple Bar (Without), I.P. at the winde mill, Farthing, 0.75g/3h (N 9021; BW. 3059); Tower Ditch, Paul Badcock, Halfpenny, 1669, 2.00g/6h (N –; BW. 3178) [6]. N 8877 very fine, BW. 3178 good fine and rare, others about fine and better, D 2674A extremely rare £200-300

Footnote

Provenance: *BW. 3178 R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 658 (part); N 8877 Property of a Lady, Spink Auction 51, 16 April 1986, lot 140 (part); N 8904 J. Maitland Collection, BDW Auction 8, 16 November 1994, lot 760 (part) [from M.J. Dickinson July 1989]; N 9021 BDW Auction 60, 9-10 December 2003, lot 1229 (part)