18th Century Tokens from the Dr Allen Bennett Collection

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £120

Estimate: £90 - £120

Cheshire, Macclesfield, Roe & Co, Hancock’s Halfpenny, 1790, bust of Charles Roe right, rev. Genius seated left, holding drill and cog-wheel, edge payable at macclesfield liverpool or congleton, 12.31g/6h (DH 25). Small metal flaw on cheek of Roe, otherwise virtually as struck with full original colour £90-120


Provenance: Lord St Oswald Collection, Christie’s Auction, 13 October 1964, lot 172 (part); J.A. Bobbe Collection; D. McHenry Collection [from J.A.B. September 1994]; bt D.McH. March 2008