18th Century Tokens from the Collection of Neil Beaton

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Date of Auction: 6th October 2010

Sold for £130

Estimate: £70 - £90

Marylebone, Edward Neeton, Halfpenny, 1795, 9.70g/6h (DH 390); Newgate Street, Christ’s Hospital, restrike Sixpence, undated, 11.97g/12h (DH 2 bis), Pennies, 1800 (3), 6.44g/6h (DH 11), 6.62g/12h (DH 12), 12.19g/12h (DH 13), Halfpenny, 1800, 4.93g/6h (DH 278), Henry Symonds, William Winterbotham, James Ridgway and Daniel Holt, Kempson’s Halfpence, 1794 (2), 9.54g/6h (DH 392), 9.98g/6h (DH 393) [8]. DH 11 fine, DH 12 about fine, others very fine or better £70-90

Footnote

DH 2 bis only illustrated. These restrikes, which are infrequently seen in commerce, are thought to have been made in the late 19th century (cf. Glendining, 19 June 1974, lot 489, and also lot 319 in this sale)