The George Berry Collection of 17th Century Buckinghamshire Tokens

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Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £360

Estimate: £150 - £200

Beaconsfield, J[oseph] G[rimsdale], Farthing, 1658, 0.56g/6h (BM 29; P-M –; N –; BW. 23); Henry Tripp, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.18g/12h (BM 30; P-M –; N 291; BW. 21) [2]. BM 29 fair to fine, BM 30 about very fine, both very rare £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: BM 29 found at West Wycombe 1992.

BM 30 only illustrated. Joseph Grimsdale (1623-66), innholder, The Bull, London end, wife’s name Mary (†1692); Henry Tripp, chandler