The Collection of 19th Century Tokens formed by Frank Gorsler

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £85

Estimate: £60 - £80

Cheshire, Stockport, issuer uncertain, Shilling, 1812, bee-hive and 17 bees, rev. female seated right on woolpack, 4.55g/6h (D 7). Lines of cross scratched across width of obverse meeting in the centre of the bee-hive, otherwise virtually as struck with full mint bloom, grey tone £60-80

Footnote

Provenance: Dolphin Coins FPL 9, 1996 (7)