The George Berry Collection of 17th Century Buckinghamshire Tokens

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £95

Estimate: £100 - £150

Brill, William Goldar, Farthing, 1.11g/6h (BM 34; P-M 915; N 293; BW. 26); J[——] H[——] at the halfe mone, Farthing, 1.41g/12h (BM 35; P-M 915; N 294; BW. 28) [2]. First fine but one edge partly weak, second fair and edge hammered up, both very rare £100-150


Provenance: *BM 34 bt B. Blight 1982; BM 35 bt N.A. Clark 2002.

William Goldar (†1672), mercer, churchwarden, wife’s name Agnes; The issuer with the initials J.H. was innkeeper of The Half Moon