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: £90 - £110

Fore Street [Cripplegate], Thomas White, Farthing, 1661, 1.15g/6h (BW. 1112); Foster Lane [Cheapside], John Chambers, Farthing, 0.82g/6h (BW. 1116); Anthony Poole, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.96g/12h (BW. 1125); John Wallis, Farthing, 0.48g/12h (BW. 1128); Friday Street [Cheapside], Phillip Jordan, Halfpenny, 1669, 2.06g/9h (BW. 1131); Andrew Vincent, Penny, [16]71, 1.70g/12h (BW. 1134) [6]. Third good very fine, others mostly fine or better, fourth extremely rare (£90-110)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 1112 and *1125 R.A. Nott Collection, Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection [from Spink 1961], Dr B. Bird Collection, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 291 (part) [privately, from Mrs N]; BW. 1116 Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection, Dr B. Bird Collection, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 291 (part) [privately, from Mrs N]; BW. 1128 J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 181 (part); BW. 1131
SCMB August 1979 (M 282), bt Seaby September 1979; BW. 1134 bt July 1993

Anthony Poole, ironmonger; Andrew Vincent, coffee-house proprietor