World Coins and Tokens from the Collection formed by Allan Vayle

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

Sold for £260

Estimate: £150 - £250

Algeria, AÏN-DIBBA and AÏN-KISSA, Cantine Morali, nickel 50 Centimes, 18mm (Lecompte 109); AKFADOU EN KABYLIE, Société de Mons-Dyemila, brass Journée (2), both 1868, 20mm (L 120; cf. Baldwin 6, 810 [= Noble 1697]); ALGIERS, Athenée Music Hall, nickel Franc, 23mm (L 148), Gruber & Cie, copper 30 Centimes, 25mm (L –), Au Chabanais, brass brothel token, mme. arthemise, english spoken, etc, 30mm (L 188; cf. Baldwin 6, 814 [= Noble 1699]), Chambre de Commerce, zinc 10 Centimes, 1917, 30mm (L 137), La Gauloise, plated brass 30 Centimes, brass 20 Centimes, both 19mm (L 172a, –; cf. Baldwin 6, 812 [= Noble 1699]), La Lune, nickel 2 Francs brothel token, maria, 25mm (L 195; cf. Baldwin 6, 813 [= Noble 1700]), Le Perroquet, rectangular brass 2 Francs, dancing, 25mm (L –), Lung Frès, nickel, 19mm (L –; cf. Baldwin 6, 814 [= Noble 1699]) [12]. Generally very fine, some better, many rare £150-250

Footnote

Provenance: First bt J. Schimmel March 1988; second bt P. Bosco December 1983 ‘from a hoard of 16 pieces’; third bt C.B. Fox May 1988; fourth bt J. Schimmel October 1993; fifth bt H. Simmons December 2000; sixth bt December 1986; eighth and ninth bt December 1986; tenth bt November 1986; eleventh bt J. Schimmel March 1996; last bt C.B. Fox February 1985