18th Century Tokens from the Collection of Neil Beaton

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Date of Auction: 6th October 2010

Sold for £210

Estimate: £90 - £120

Badminton, Kempson’s mule Halfpence (5), wheatsheaf, rev. scales april 1796, 8.82g/6h (DH 48), scales, rev. beggar, 9.43g/6h (DH 49), scales 1795-96 (2), revs. legend, 9.58g/12h (DH 54), scales 1795-96, 9.47g/6h (DH 55), scales april 1796, rev. legend, 9.57g/6h (DH 57); Brimscombe Port, Thames and Severn Canal Co, Halfpenny, 1795, 10.42g/12h (DH 60); Bristol, Hawkins Bird, Halfpenny, 1793, 9.65g/6h (DH Somerset 89); Gloucester, Gloucester & Berkeley Canal Co, Halfpenny, 1797, 10.11g/6h (DH 63); Newent, John Morse, Halfpenny, 1796, 10.78g/12h (DH 64) [9]. DH 49 and 54 extremely fine with considerable original colour but latter with discolouration mark, DH 57 and 63 about very fine, others very fine and better £90-120

Footnote

Provenance: DH 54, 55 and 57 DNW Auction 36, 12 June 1998, lot 291 (part).

DH 49 only illustrated