The George Berry Collection of 17th Century Buckinghamshire Tokens

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Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £390

Estimate: £150 - £200

Beaconsfield, William Willis, Halfpenny, 1668, 2.09g/3h (BM 31; P-M 914; N –; BW. 24). A hint of surface verdigris, otherwise good very fine and rare; the finest specimen known to the cataloguer £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: SCMB March 1966.

William Willis, innholder, The Bull, succeeded Joseph Grimsdale, 1666, wife’s name Frances