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 £320

Estimate: £150 - £200

Borough High Street, C.P. the rose and crowne, Farthing, 1649, 1.15g/6h (E 485; N 4873; BW. 82); William Pantoll, Farthing, 1665, 0.58g/9h (E 917; dies not in N; BW. 395); James Pitman, Farthing, 1655, 1.00g/6h (E 496; N 4828; BW. 70); Francis Prescott, octagonal Halfpenny, 1669, 3.25g/6h (E 502; N 4833; BW. 77); I.I.R. at the checkers, Farthing, 1651, 1.20g/6h (E 503; N 4851; BW. 79); Richard Roberts, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.36g/3h (E 507; N 4850; BW. 80); John Sandon, Farthing, 1.09g/6h (E 514; N 4875; BW. 85) [7]. E 502 good fine and patinated, E 514 fine, others fair to fine £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: E 485 and 503 bt Seaby January 1970; E 496 bt R. Sharman 1992; E *502 and 514 J.L. Wetton Collection, bt R. Sharman 1992; E 507 bt R. Sharman February 1985.

William Pantoll’s token may be an issue of Borough High Street (
pace Norweb 4889), or of Southwark St Thomas (pace Everson)