The Peter Mann Collection of Kent Tokens

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £230

Estimate: £180 - £220

17th Century Tokens, Canterbury, Thomas Enfield, Farthing, 1666, 1.15g/12h (N –; BW. 55), Halfpenny, 1666, 1.62g/3h (N 2433; BW. 54); Anthony Fagg, Farthing, 1.02g/6h (N 2404/1; BW. 56); Thomas Feild, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.42g/12h (N 2404/2; BW. 57); Edward Fray, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.39g/3h (N 2405; BW. 58); Thomas Hutten, octagonal Penny, 1669, 1.53g/3h (N 2406; BW. 59); Thomas Jenings, Farthing, post-Restoration dies, 0.87g/6h (N 2408 rev., different obv.; BW. 61), Halfpenny, 1669, 1.60g/6h (N 2409; BW. 60); M.S.K. at the ship, Farthing, 1653, 0.94g/6h (N 2429; BW. 62); Francis Maplisden, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.14g/9h (N 2410; BW. 63); Walter Maplisden, Farthing, 1.17g/6h (N 2412; BW. 65) [11]. BW. 55 very fine, BW. 61 about very fine, BW. 59 worn, BW. 62 mediocre, others generally about fine or better £180-220

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 54, 57 and 58 bt September 1952; *BW. 55 bt November 1959; BW. 56, 60 and 63 bt July 1954; BW. 59 bt September 1956; BW. 62 bt September 1956.

Thomas Enfield, grocer, Mercery lane, mayor 1674; Anthony Fagg, grocer; Edward Fray, chandler; Thomas Hutten, pewterer; Thomas Jenings, grocer and chandler; Francis Maplisden, grocer, mayor 1668