Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 15th March 2017

Sold for £170

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, Wales, BRITISH TOKENS, 17th Century Tokens, Wales, BRECKNOCK, Builth Wells, David Price, Halfpenny, 1669, 2.36g/6h (Boon 17a, recté price; N –; D 12B, recté price). Obverse mediocre but the surname clear, reverse poor, of the highest rarity and the only token for the town; perhaps only one other specimen known (NMW) £150-200


Provenance: Bt N.A. Clark December 1989.

The wife’s initial is G, not as postulated by Boon