The Collection of Southwark 17th Century Tokens formed by the late Sir Richard Hayward, C.B.E.

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £460

Estimate: £150 - £200

Borough High Street, I.I.I. at the water spanel, Farthing, 1651, 0.86g/6h (E 465; N 4885; BW. 53); H.L. at the golden key, Farthing, 1649, 0.72g/6h (E 470; N 4861; BW. 56); Edward Lole, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.59g/6h (E 478; N 4822; BW. 62); William Longe, Farthing, 0.92g/6h (E 479; N –; BW. 61); Francis Mortimor, Farthing, 0.71g/12h (E 482; N –; BW. 64); John Nelson, Farthing, 1664, 0.68g/9h (E 483; N 4825; BW. 71) [6]. E 479 and 482 fair to fine, others fine to very fine, but surface deposit on obverse of E 470 £150-200

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Provenance: *E 465 bt R. Sharman; E 470 bt Spink February 1973; E 478 bt Baldwin February 1985; E 479 bt R. Sharman 1987; E 483 found in the R. Thames, bt R. Sharman 1982