Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 15th March 2017

Sold for £500

Estimate: £300 - £500

17th Century Tokens, England, BRITISH TOKENS, 17th Century Tokens, England, YORKSHIRE, Pickering, William Pennock, Halfpenny, 1671, 1.51g/6h (N 5991b, this piece; BW. 251). Overstruck on a mule Halfpenny, the obverse of Reighnald Randolph of Hereford, 1668 (BW. 52), the reverse of William Jones of Hay-on-Wye, 1669 (Boon 60a), the mule not otherwise known to exist; about very fine and patinated, of the highest rarity and very unusual £300-500


Provenance: Lord Grantley Collection, Part V, Glendining Auction, 18-19 May 1944, lot 1995 (part); H. Hird Collection, Glendining Auction, 6 March 1974, lot 285 (part); Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 149, 15 November 2000, lot 159 [from Seaby 1974]