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

Image 1

  • Image 2
  • Image 3
  • Image 4

Click Image to Zoom

Date of Auction: 16th March 2005

Sold for £100

Estimate: £150 - £200

Canterbury, E.A.W. at the 3 kings, Farthing, 1.13g/6h (N 2430 obv.; BW. 80); E.M.W. at the 3 kings, Farthings (2, different rev. dies), 1.10g/6h (N 2430; BW. 81), 1.09g/6h (N 2430 obv., different rev.; BW. 81); Richard White, Farthing, 1656, 0.85g/6h (N 2422; BW. 82); Jarvise Willmatt, Halfpence, 1664 (2, different dies), mm. mullet, 3.28g/12h (N 2423 obv., different rev.; BW. 83), mm. open cinquefoil on rev., 1.53g/12h (N 2424; BW. 84); John Wraighte, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.62g/12h (N 2432, this piece; BW. 567) [7]. Generally fair to fine, some better (£150-200)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 80 bt Baldwin September 2001
BW. 81 at 1.10g Col. R.J. Carthew Collection,
SCMB March 1946 (CT 18, part) bt Baldwin September 2001]
BW. 81 at 1.09g and 83 V.J. Newbury Collection [81 bt Baldwin September 2001, 83 bt Baldwin October 2001]
BW. 82 bt M. Trenerry February 1994
BW. 84 bt Baldwin October 2001
*BW. 567 Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection [from Baldwin], bt Spink November 1994.

Richard White, barber; John Wraith, Holy Cross, Westgate. The same
obv. die was used to strike the E.A.W. and E.M.W. issues; the wear pattern demonstrates that the E.A.W. issue was struck first