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 £270

Estimate: £200 - £250

Horselydown Lane, Richard Baxter, Halfpenny, 1.54g/6h (E 638; N 4928; BW. 247), Henry Crich, Halfpenny, 1.60g/6h (E 639; N 4929; BW. 251), Thomas Stokes, Halfpenny, 1.88g/6h (E 642; N 4932; BW. 268); Horselydown New Stairs, John Hind, Farthing, 1668, 0.75g/12h (E 644; N –; BW. 257), John Hobson, Farthing, 0.88g/12h (E 645; N 4933; BW. 258); Horselydown Old Stairs, W.K.F. the shvger loef, Farthing, 1.19g/12h (E 647; N 4936 rev., different obv.; BW. 253), Katherine Minter, Halfpenny, 1.55g/12h (E 651; N 4934; BW. 264) [7]. Generally fine, but E 645 with edge hammered up £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: E 638 and 645 bt R. Sharman; E 639 bt Spink February 1973; E 642 bt Baldwin November 1975; E 647 bt R. Sharman.

E 651 only illustrated