The George Berry Collection of 17th Century Buckinghamshire Tokens

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £100

Estimate: £90 - £120

Buckingham, Peter Reynoldes, Farthings, [16]58 (2), 0.85g/12h, 0.81g/12h (both BM 50; P-M 921; N –; BW. 37); George Robins, Farthings (2), 1.02g/6h (BM 51; P-M 922; N 302; BW. 38), 0.84g/12h (dies not in BM; P-M 922; dies not in N; BW. 37) [4]. Varied state, all very rare £90-120

Footnote

Provenance: BM 50 at 0.85g D.B. Griffiths Collection, Part II, DNW Auction T11, 11 April 2012, lot 76 (part), bt R. Gladdle; BM 50 at 0.81g D.L. Smith Collection [from Format April 1982]; BM 51 bt B. Blight 1982.

Peter Reynolds (†December 1671), lace buyer, churchwarden, wife’s name Frances; George Robins (b. May 1635), mercer, mayor 1663, removed to Banbury where he issued a halfpenny token in 1669