18th Century Tokens from the Dr Allen Bennett Collection

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £400

Essex, Woodford, William Brooks, Denton’s mule Farthing, 1796, compasses, wheel, saw and axe, rev. Prince of Wales’ feathers, edge plain, 4.02g/6h (DH 43; Judson 1055). Brilliant and practically as struck, full original colour, extremely rare £300-400


Provenance: A.W. Jan Collection; D.L. Spence Collection, Part I, DNW Auction 63, 7 October 2004, lot 1240 [from Baldwin]; R.S. Brown Jr Collection, Part I, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 141 [from J.A. Bobbe November 2004]