Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection
Date of Auction: 3rd October 2019
Sold for £160
Estimate: £200 - £300
FootnoteProvenance: W.T. Ready Collection, Sotheby Auction, 15-19 November 1920, lot 948 (part); F.S. Cokayne Collection; bt Baldwin October 1988.
Sir Henry Charles Englefield, 7th Bt (1752-1822), antiquary and scientific writer, Tilney street, Mayfair, London. Although Sir Henry had sold his ancestral home at Englefield in 1792 and moved to Mayfair long before the tokens in this and the following two lots were struck, they have been retained under Berkshire in line with published literature. He died unmarried and is buried at Englefield