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

Date of Auction: 7th October 2009

Sold for £140

Estimate: £40 - £50

Dorset, Wimborne, John Anstey, Farthing, 0.60g/12h (N 1009; BW. 210); Peter Cox, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.78g/12h (N 1012; BW. 214); David Deane, Farthing, 1657, 1.12g/6h (N 1013; BW. 215) [3]. Second in excavated state but rare, others about fine but first with bent flan £40-50

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 210 bt Seaby 1985; *BW. 215 bt Baldwin May 1992.

John Anstey, mercer, churchwarden; Peter Cox, feltmaker