West Country 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of David Sadler

Date of Auction: 7th October 2009

Sold for £230

Estimate: £80 - £100

Dorset, Poole, Town Farthing, 1667, 1.34g/3h (N 934; BW. 108); Samuell Bramble, Farthing, 1666, 1.06g/3h (N 936; BW. 111); I.A.H. AT THE GEORGE, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.02g/12h (N 946; BW. 115); Elizabeth Milledge, Farthing, 1666, 0.69g/3h (N 938; BW. 116); William Minty, Farthing, 1657, 0.59g/12h (N 939; BW. 117); Michaell Oke, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.05g/12h (N 947; BW. 118); George Ollive, Farthing, 0.65g/12h (N 940; BW. 120); Richard Olliver, Farthing, 1656, 0.80g/6h (N 941; BW. 122); Dennis Smith, Farthing, 0.64g/12h (N 942; BW. 125) [9]. BW. 111 very fine, BW. 116, 122 and 125 mediocre, latter rare, others generally about fine £80-100

Footnote

Provenance: *BW. 111 bt Baldwin May 1992; BW. 122 bt December 1991; BW. 125 bt A. Cherry June 1993.

Samuel Bramble, wife’s name Susan (†March 1676); Elizabeth Milledge, widow, innholder, The Antelope; William Minty (†October 1677), mercer; Michael Oake (†September 1670); George Ollive, chandler, wife’s name Ann (†December 1685); Richard Olliver, grocer; Dennis Smith (†February 1685)