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 £340

Estimate: £200 - £250

Canterbury, Tho[mas] Baker, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.67g/6h (N 2394, this piece; BW. 42); Francis Banick, Farthing, 1.05g/6h (N 2395; BW. 43); Thomas Best, Farthing, 1650, 0.83g/6h (BW. 44); Tho[mas] Bullock, Farthing, 0.67g/6h (N 2425; BW. 45); Thomas Burden, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.25g/12h (N 2396; BW. 46); John Cardon, Farthing, 1656, 1.13g/6h (N 2397; BW. 47); Henry Carpenter, Farthing, 1658, 0.90g/12h (N 2398; BW. 49), Halfpenny, 1667, 2.23g/6h (N 2399; BW. 48); James Cheever, Farthings (2, same obv. die), [16]57, 0.66g/6h (N 2400; BW. 51), [16]62, 0.59g/9h (N 2401; BW. 52), Halfpenny, 1663, 1.95g/3h (N 2402; BW. 50); Edward Crayford, Farthing, 0.92g/6h (N 2403; BW. 53) [12]. BW. 42 very fine with green patina, BW. 46, 50 and 51 about very fine, others generally fine, BW. 44 rare (£200-250)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 42 Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection [from Baldwin], bt Spink September 1994
BW. 43 The Property of a Gentleman, Spink Auction 89, 25 November 1991, lot 348 (part), bt M. Trenerry September 1992
BW. 44, 45, 48 and 51 V.J. Newbury Collection [44 and 45 bt Baldwin September 2001, 48 bt Baldwin January 2002, 51 bt Baldwin July 2003]
*BW. 46 bt Baldwin January 2002
BW. 47 bt Format March 1993
BW. 49 and 52 bt Baldwin October 1996
BW. 50 bt Spink December 2000 [previously from Baldwin, January 1982]
BW. 53 Col. R.J. Carthew Collection,
SCMB March 1946 (CT 18, part), bt Baldwin January 2002.

Thomas Baker, cheesemonger; Thomas Best, vintner; Thomas Burden, grocer; Edward Crayford, grocer