The Peter Mann Collection of Kent Tokens

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £270

Estimate: £200 - £250

17th Century Tokens, Ashford, James Bassett, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.62g/12h (N –; BW. 2); Frances Baylef, Farthing, 0.88g/6h (N 2382; BW. 3); William Botting, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.50g/6h (N 2372; BW. 4); Benjamin Bowyer, Halfpenny, 1664, 2.35g/9h (N 2373; BW. 5); James Chittenden, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.54g/6h (N 2374; BW. 6); John Denn, Halfpenny, 1669, 2.12g/6h (N 2375; BW. 8); Thomas Fenner, Farthing, [16]57, 0.91g/3h (N –; BW. 9); Thomas Flint, Farthing, 1664, 1.17g/12h (N 2376; BW. 10); William Osborne, Farthing, 1663, 0.78g/3h (N 2377; BW. 11); Thomas Redfeild, Farthing, 0.84g/9h (N –; BW. 12); Mary Steed, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.35g/9h (N 2378; BW. 14); Robert Wage, Halfpenny, 1668, 2.74g/6h (N 2379; BW. 15); Hen[ry] Wise, Halfpenny, 1664, 1.39g/12h (N 2380; BW. 17); Samuell Wood, Halfpenny, 1666, 0.99g/3h (N 2381; BW. 18) [14]. BW. 6 very fine and patinated, others in varied state, BW. 12 and 17 rare £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 2, 11 and 14 bt January 1961; BW. 4, 5, *6, 9, 10 and 17 bt August 1960; BW. 8 bt March 1959; BW. 15 bt September 1959; BW. 18 bt July 1954.

Frances Baylef, gentleman; William Botting, maltster; Benjamin Bowyer, haberdasher; Thomas Fenner, grocer; William Osborne, grocer; Henry Wise, grocer; Samuel Wood, innkeeper, The Saracen’s Head