World Coins and Tokens from the Collection formed by Allan Vayle

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

Sold for £230

Estimate: £90 - £120

BISKRA, Maison Sardon Frès, nickel 2 Francs, 28mm (L 202); BLIDA, Maison Felix, brass 5 Francs brothel token, patte de chat, 35mm (L –); BÔNE, Chambre de Commerce, brass Franc [1922], 23mm (L 219); BOUGIE, Chambre de Commerce, aluminium 5 Centimes, 1915, 25mm (L 236); CONSTANTINE, Chambre de Commerce, aluminium 10 Centimes, 1916, 25mm (L 250); ORAN, Chambre de Commerce, aluminium 25 Centimes, 1922, 10 Centimes, 1921, 27 and 25mm (L 316, 318), La Parisienne, uniface brass, 30mm (L –; cf. Baldwin 6, 823 [= Noble 1702]), Soria, brass 25 Centimes, 19mm (L 338; cf. Baldwin 6, 826 [= Noble 1703]); OUM-THEBOUL, Cantine, uniface brass 5 Centimes, 24mm (L 348); SIDI-BEL-ABBES, Horologerie Plantier Boissonnet, 10 Centimes (2, aluminium and zinc), both 1914-18, 30mm (L 373-4); together with a pentagonal brass bracteate for Clavelisation [Smallpox vaccination], 16mm (cf. Baldwin 6, 821 [= Noble 1702]) [13]. Chambre de Commerce issues extremely fine, others in varied state, some rare £90-120

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Provenance: First and tenth bt J. Schimmel March 1988; second and twelfth bt D. Roberts December 1994; third bt November 1981; fourth bt J. Schimmel October 1985; fifth by February 1985; sixth bt J.D. King August 1984; seventh bt December 1983; eighth bt J. Schimmel March 1996; ninth and last bt P. Bosco May 2002; eleventh bt P. Bosco February 1982