18th Century Tokens from the Collection formed by David Litrenta

Date of Auction: 16th March 2005

Sold for £160

Estimate: £200 - £250

18th Century, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury, Francis Wheeler, Halfpenny, 1796, later faked edge payable at f wheeler aylesbury bucks, 11.33g/6h (Atkins 4a, this piece; DH 3; Preston-Morley 1018, this piece). Brilliant and practically as struck, almost full original colour, interesting, UNIQUE (£200-250)

Footnote

Provenance:
W.J. Davis Collection, Sotheby Auction, 11-15 March 1901, lot 2 (part)
W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 3 (part) [from Baldwin June 1914]
P. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 52, 28-9 November 2001, lot 1018 [from Baldwin October 1972]