18th Century Tokens from the Dr Allen Bennett Collection

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £580

Estimate: £600 - £800

Co Durham, Sunderland, Rowland Burdon, Denton’s Penny, 1796, view of iron bridge with two vessels passing underneath, rev. legend in eight lines within palm wreath, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.97g/7h (DH 3). Struck over an Anglesey Penny token, of which traces and the edge remain, extremely fine with a little original colour, very rare £600-800


Provenance: J.R. Farnell Collection, Part I, Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction (New York), 8 December 1981, lot 22; J.A. Bobbe Collection; bt J.A.B. January 1999