Tokens from the Collection of M.J. Harris

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £370

Estimate: £200 - £250

18th Century Tokens, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Bristol, Hawkins Bird, Halfpenny, 1793, 8.97g/6h (DH Somerset 89); Niblock & Hunter, Halfpence, 1795 (3), 8.94g/6h (DH 100), 8.25g/6h (DH 101), 7.75g/12h (DH 103); Lutwyche’s mule Halfpence (4), arms of Bristol (3), revs. Exchange, bristol fair edge, 10.18g/6h (DH 91), shield and military trophies, 10.56g/12h (DH 92), glass factory, i promise edge, 9.75g/6h (DH 93); glass factory, rev. gold, silver or copper, etc, i promise edge, 9.57g/6h (DH 98) [8]. Last four extremely fine, DH 91 with considerable original colour, mostly rare, others very fine £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: DH 89 bt Seaby 1978; DH 93 bt S.H. Monks; DH 101 bt Seaby 1974.

DH 92 only illustrated