The Collection of London 17th Century Tokens formed by the late Mrs Dora Harris

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Date of Auction: 11th December 2002

Sold for £190

Estimate: £100 - £140

Bishopsgate Without, W.B. at the tvn and arowes, Farthing, 0.55g/6h (BW. 272); Ralph Butcher, Farthing, 1666, 1.07g/3h (BW. 276); E.C. at the blew boore, Farthing, 1.11g/6h (BW. 277); I.C. at ye red lyon, Farthing, 1657, 1.04g/6h (BW. 279); Samuell Hutton, Halfpenny, 1.89g/12h (BW. 299) [5]. Fine to very fine, first and last very rare (£100-140)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 272, *277 and 279 bt 1990; BW. 276 bt November 1982; BW. 299 Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection, Dr B. Bird Collection, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 286 (part) [privately, from Mrs N], bt Seaby July 1984.

Ralph Butcher, candlemaker