Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection
Date of Auction: 3rd October 2019
Sold for £220
Estimate: £150 - £200
FootnoteProvenance: W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 61B (Melbourne), 3-4 August 1999, lot 362 [from Spink].
Barzillai Lowsley (1840-1905), served in the Royal Engineers in Barbados, 1862-72, and then in Ceylon, 1872-82, ending his career with the rank of Lt-Col. The family seat was at Hampstead Norreys, near Newbury; Lowsley was a noted coin and token collector, student of Berkshire dialect and folklore and the game of whist