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: £70 - £90

Exchange Alley [Cornhill], Coffee House, Penny, 4.41g/6h (BW. 967); Fenchurch Street, I.A.G. at the wheat shefe, Farthing, 0.76g/6h (BW. 984); Francis Tyler, Halfpenny, 3.27g/6h, Farthing, 1.13g/6h (BW. 998, 999); Fetter Lane, Henry Gibbon, Farthing, 1650, 1.10g/6h (BW. 1010); John Smith, Farthing, 1654, 0.87g/6h (BW. 1022); Finch Lane [Cornhill], R.H. at the horse shooe, Farthings (2, different dies, first in lead), both 1652, 1.51g/12h, 0.79g/12h (BW. 1033); Fish Stocks, John Thompson, Farthing, 1.41g/12h (D 1044A); Fleet Bridge, George Leeson, Farthing, 1659, 1.40g/9h (D 1048A) [10]. Last two good fine to very fine and very rare, others poor to fine, lead token pierced (£70-90)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 984 R.A. Nott Collection, Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection [from Spink 1961], Dr B. Bird Collection, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 290 (part) [privately, from Mrs N]; BW. 998 bt Seaby March 1980; BW. 999 bt June 1984; BW. 1010 bt April 1984; BW. 1022 and lead 1033 Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection, Dr B. Bird Collection, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 290 (part) [privately, from Mrs N]; other BW. 1033 bt February 1989; *D 1044A bt Seaby July 1982; D 1048A
SCMB May 1982 (M 68), bt Seaby June 1982.

Francis Tyler, oilman