The George Berry Collection of 17th Century Buckinghamshire Tokens

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Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £110

Estimate: £60 - £80

Chesham, Richard Amond, Farthings, 1664 (2), 1.45g/6h, 0.72g/6h (BM 55; P-M 925, former this piece; N –; BW. 42); William Childe, Farthings (2), 1.04g/6h, 0.94g/6h (BM 56; P-M 925, former this piece; N –; BW. 43) [4]. Third good fine, others fair to fine £90-120

Footnote

Provenance: BM 55 at 1.45g and *BM 56 at 1.04g P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 52, 28-9 November 2001, lot 925 [BM 55 from V. Rogers 1984, BM 56 T.O. Mabbott Collection, from Seaby May 1971], D.B. Griffiths Collection, Part II, DNW Auction T11, 11 April 2012, lot 78, bt R. Gladdle 2012; BM 55 at 0.72g bt N.A. Clark 1985.

Richard Amond (1609-97), clothworker, second wife Dorothy (†1704). William Childe (†1681), brewer, Baptist, first wife Mary, second wife Martha (†1672)