Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2019

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £400

Numismatists Tokens and Ephemera, DEVON, County series, William Upcott, Twopence, 1801, a bronzed restrike by W.J. Taylor from the same dies as previous but in their final state, edge plain, 35.15g/12h (D 21; Spink 51, 263, this piece). A late striking with ship clear of sea on obverse, flaws on lighthouse and in legend on reverse, extremely fine and very rare £300-£400

Footnote

Provenance: SNC March 1910 (74286); W. Sykes Collection, Spink Auction 51, 16 April 1986, lot 263