The Collection of Tokens formed by the Late David Pottinger

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Date of Auction: 19th March 2009

Sold for £410

Estimate: £150 - £180

Thomas Spence, mule Halfpence (5), legend, rev. snail, 10.40g/7h (DH 714b); ass, rev. lion and cock, 11.84g/6h (DH 720); dog, rev. cat, 11.25g/6h (DH 751); pig, rev. heart and hand, 10.78g/5h (DH 845); stag, rev. boys on turnstile, 10.71g/6h (DH 864); mule Farthings (2), Adam and Eve, rev. pig, 4.09g/6h (DH 1083); cat, rev. hand holding open book, 2.71g/9h (DH 1091) [7]. Very fine, but the last ill-struck and with weak rims £150-180


Provenance: DH 714b bt James of Norwich February 1982; DH 720 bt S.E. Schwer June 1983; *DH 751 bt S.E. Schwer January 1980; DH 845 bt J. Whitmore October 1975; DH 864 bt S.E. Schwer September 1988; DH 1083 bt Seaby October 1972; DH 1091 bt S.E. Schwer October 1981