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 £150

Estimate: £70 - £90

Bridewell [Fleet Street], John Smith, Farthing, 0.89g/6h (D 426A); Broken Wharf [Thames Street], Will and Elizabeth North, Farthing, 0.74g/6h (BW. 439); Cheapside, Will Mostyn, Halfpenny, 1.70g/3h (BW. 593); Chick Lane [West Smithfield], Thomas Cowly, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.89g/3h (BW. 607) [4]. First two very fine, others about very fine, mostly rare (£70-90)

Footnote

Provenance:
D 426A W.J. Faulkner Collection duplicates, Sotheby Auction, 24 January 1979, lot 149 (part), J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 150 (part); BW. 439 bt Seaby July 1982; *BW. 593 bt July 1984; BW. 607 J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 158 (part)

Will North, blacksmith