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 £85

Estimate: £90 - £120

Canterbury, Francis Maplisden, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.93g/9h (N 2410; BW. 63); Walter Maplisden, Farthing, 1.20g/6h (N 2412; BW. 65); Jeremiah Masterson, octagonal Halfpence (3, from two obv. and three rev. dies), 1.63g/3h (N 2413; BW. 66), 3.73g/6h (N 2414; BW. 66), 2.67g/3h (N 2414 obv., different rev.; BW. 66) [5]. BW. 65 and first 66 fair, others fine or better (£90-120)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 63 found in R. Thames, bt Baldwin July 1997
BW. 65 bt Baldwin January 2002
BW. 66 at 1.63 and 3.73g bt P. Withers September 2003
*BW. 66 at 2.67g W. Gilbert Collection, bt Baldwin October 2001.

Francis Maplisden, grocer, mayor 1668; Jeremiah Masterson, grocer and postmaster until 1674