The Collection of 17th Century Tokens of Kent formed by the late Robert Hogarth

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Date of Auction: 16th March 2005

Sold for £250

Estimate: £180 - £220

Ashford, James Bassett, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.81g/12h (BW. 2); Frances Baylef, Farthing, 1.17g/6h (N 2382; BW. 3); William Botting, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.78g/6h (N 2372; BW. 4); Benjamin Bowyer, Halfpenny, 1664, 2.28g/3h (N 2373; BW. 5); James Chittenden, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.51g/5h (N 2374; BW. 6); Thomas Clerke, Halfpenny, 1668, 2.35g/12h (N 2383; BW. 7); John Denn, Halfpence, 1669 (2, different obv. dies), 1.37g/6h (N 2375; BW. 8), 2.22g/9h (N 2375 rev., different obv.; BW. 8); Thomas Fenner, Farthing, [16]57, 1.19g/9h (BW. 9) [9]. First BW. 8 mediocre, others fine to very fine, BW. 7 rare (£180-220)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 2, 4, *8 at 2.22g and 9 V.J. Newbury Collection [2 bt Baldwin January 1999, 4 and 9 bt Baldwin August 2003, 8 bt Baldwin September 2001]
BW. 3 bt S.R. Porter March 1996
BW. 5 and 7 Col. R.J. Carthew Collection,
SCMB March 1946 (CT 18, part) [5 bt Baldwin September 2001, 7 bt Baldwin February 1994]
BW. 6 D.C. Pennock Collection, bt December 1993
BW. 8 at 1.37g bt M. Trenerry March 1993.

Frances Baylef, gentleman; William Botting, maltster; Benjamin Bowyer, haberdasher; Thomas Fenner, grocer