Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 15th March 2017

Sold for £120

Estimate: £100 - £150

17th Century Tokens, Wales, BRITISH TOKENS, 17th Century Tokens, Wales, CARMARTHENSHIRE, Carmarthen, John Hughes Jr, Farthing, 1.17g/12h (Boon 26a; N –; BW. 18); Thomas Newsham, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.37g/3h (Boon 28b; N 6379, this piece; BW. 19) [2]. First with obverse poor and with some surface verdigris, reverse good fine, black patina, very rare, second mediocre £100-150


Provenance: Boon 26a bt R. Gladdle May 1993; Boon 28b Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 149, 15 November 2000, lot 236 (part) [from Baldwin]