British Tokens from the Collection of Dr Ronald Ward

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £190

Estimate: £150 - £200

Countermarked issues: HAMPSHIRE, Winchester, robinson winton cutler on George III Penny, 1797 (Scott –); LANCASHIRE, Manchester, woodhead’s stout on France, 10 Centimes, 1856w (Scott –); NORTHUMBERLAND, Alnwick, alnwick on George III Halfpenny, 1806 (Scott 26.1a); OXFORDSHIRE, Oxford, robinson cutler razor maker oxford on George III Penny, 1797, crown robinson oxford cutler on George III Halfpenny, 1807 (Scott 28.4b, 28.4c); SHROPSHIRE, Ludlow, wines & spirits by bowyer ludlow on uncertain Halfpenny undertypes (2) (both Scott 30.3); SOMERSET, Bath, hill cutler bath on George III Penny, 1806-7 (Minnitt/Young 62; Scott –); SUSSEX, Brighton, mitchell saw maker brighton on France, 10 Centimes, 1854 (Scott 35.202b), tilley’s coals brighton on France, 10 Centimes, 1856ma (Scott 35.204); WORCESTERSHIRE, Kidderminster, wines and spirit wholesale & retail by massey kidderminster on uncertain Halfpenny undertype (Scott 39.1); Co DUBLIN, Dublin, bigger cutler 5 n. king st dublin on George III Penny, 1797 (Scott 98.1, unlisted) [12]. Varied state, several rare; in envelopes identified, with provenances £150-200


Provenance: Winchester Mervyn Fuld Mailbid Sale 12, 14 October 1975 (1845); Bath bt C. Kirtley 1996