The George Berry Collection of 17th Century Buckinghamshire Tokens

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Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £230

Estimate: £200 - £250

Buckingham, John Hartlee, Farthings (4), 1.09g/6h (BM 41; P-M 918; N 296 obv., different rev.; BW. 32), 1.04g/6h (BM 42; P-M 918; N 296; BW. 32), 1.04g/9h, 0.66g/9h (BM 40 rev., different obv.; P-M –; N 297 rev., different obv.; BW. 33), Halfpenny, 1660, 2.01g/12h (BM 45; P-M 918; N 298; D 34A) [5]. BM 42 and 45 fine, one 40 variant and 41 about fine, other 40 variant poor but these two the only examples of this mule known to the cataloguer
£200-250

Footnote

Provenance: BM 40 bt Seaby 1973; BM 40 variant at 0.66g W. Slack Collection, DNW Auction 61, 17 March 2004, lot 1155 (part), D.B. Griffiths Collection, Part II, DNW Auction T11, 11 April 2012, lot 77; BM 41 J. Howard Collection, bt R. Gladdle 2006; *BM 45 bt Seaby 1979.

John Hartley (1605-79), mercer and draper, wife’s name Elizabeth