The Peter Mann Collection of Kent Tokens

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £170

Estimate: £140 - £180

17th Century Tokens, Canterbury, Tho[mas] Baker, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.63g/6h (N 2394; BW. 42); Tho[mas] Bullock, Farthing, 1.08g/6h (N 2425; BW. 45); Thomas Burden, Halfpenny, 1667, 0.95g/12h (N 2396; BW. 46); John Cardon, Farthing, 1656, 0.59g/6h (N 2397; BW. 47); Henry Carpenter, Farthing, 1658, 0.88g/6h (N 2398; BW. 49), Halfpenny, 1667, 1.52g/6h (N 2399; BW. 48); James Cheever, Farthings (2, same obv. die), [16]57, 0.63g/6h (N 2400; BW. 51), [16]62, 0.87g/12h (N 2401; BW. 52), Halfpenny, 1663, 2.11g/3h (N 2402; BW. 50); Edward Crayford, Farthing, 0.95g/6h (N 2403; BW. 53) [10]. BW. 46 about very fine with black patina, BW. 42 good fine, BW. 45, 48, 50, 51 and 53 about fine, others in varied state £140-180

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 42, 48, 49 and 51 bt September 1952; BW. 45 bt September 1955; *BW. 46 bt August 1960; BW. 53 bt July 1954.

Thomas Baker, cheesemonger; Thomas Burden, grocer; Edward Crayford, grocer