Collection of Jetons formed by the late George Berry

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2013

Sold for £150

Estimate: £70 - £90

England, Sterling Bust Jetons, c. 1280-1345, Edward I, unofficial mitred bust, trefoils by bust, rev. short cross moline, 1.84g/12h (Berry type 1 var/5; Mitchiner –). Nearly very fine, rare £70-90

Footnote

The face punch has similarities with Fox class 10 but the hair and odd, flattened mitre are distinctively improvised