18th Century Tokens from the Dr Allen Bennett Collection

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £150

Estimate: £80 - £100

Cornwall, Truro, Cornish Metal Co, Halfpenny, 1791, druid’s head left within wreath, rev. arms, edge plain, 12.86g/6h (DH 2). Tiny graze in reverse field, otherwise brilliant and as struck , bronzed £80-100

Footnote

Provenance: J.A. Bobbe Collection [from P.C. Deane December 1986]; bt J.A.B. March 2007