The Collection of Tokens formed by the Late David Pottinger

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Date of Auction: 19th March 2009

Sold for £500

Estimate: £140 - £180

Strand, J. and Gilbert Pidcock, Halfpence (11), lion, rev. eagle, 8.31g/5h (DH 414); elephant, rev. rhinoceros, 6.77g/6h (DH 416b); lion and dog, rev. kangaroo, 11.52g/12h (DH 430); lion couchant, revs. cockatoo, 9.68g/5h (DH 434), crane, 9.02g/9h (DH 435); rhinoceros, rev. two-headed cow, 9.46g/6h (DH 439); nylghau, rev. ostrich, 6.62g/6h (DH 445); antelope, rev. ostrich, 10.61g/6h (DH 447a); zebra, rev. two-headed cow, 9.25g/7h (DH 449); two-headed cow, rev. toucan, 7.44g/6h (DH 454); monkey, rev. crane, 9.07g/6h (DH 458); Farthings (3), elephant, rev. cockatoo, 3.39g/6h (DH 1067a); lion, rev. monkey, 3.87g/6h (DH 1070); pelican, rev. beaver, 3.19g/5h (DH 1072) [14]. DH 414 extremely fine with original colour, DH 430, 435, 449, 454 and 458 fine, others generally good very fine
£140-180

Footnote

Provenance: *DH 414 bt J. Whitmore May 1984; DH 416b bt J. Copperman January 1974; DH 430 and 434 bt Seaby October 1972; DH 435 bt J. Phillimore October 1971; DH 439 M.Z. Gerson Collection, Part I, Spink Auction 53, 19 June 1986, lot 222 (part), bt S.E. Schwer September 1986; DH 445 bt S.E. Schwer November 1983; DH 447a bt Token Congress, Birmingham, November 1983; DH 449 bt J. Whitmore May 1974; DH 454 bt J. Whitmore January 1975; DH 1067a bt Seaby October 1972; DH 1070 and 1072 bt S.E. Schwer January 1980