The Peter Mann Collection of Kent Tokens

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £140

Estimate: £90 - £120

17th Century Tokens, Canterbury, Sibb Smith, Farthings (2, different rev. dies), 0.47g/6h (N 2434; BW. 77), 0.73g/6h (N 2434 obv., different rev.; BW. 78); Will Terrey, Farthing, 1.05g/6h (N 2426; BW. 79); E.A.W. at the 3 kings, Farthing, 0.91g/6h (N –; BW. 80); E.M.W. at the 3 kings, Farthing, 1.27g/6h (N 2430 rev., different obv.; BW. 81); Richard White, Farthing, 1656, 0.95g/6h (N 2422; BW. 82); Jarvise Willmatt, Halfpence, 1664 (2), 2.40g/12h (N 2423 obv., different rev.; BW. 83), 1.08g/12h (N 2424; BW. 84); John Wraighte, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.07g/12h (N 2432; BW. 567) [9]. BW. 77, 79 and 81 about fine, others in varied state
£90-120

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 77 and 79 bt September 1952; BW. 78 bt November 1959; BW. 80, *81 and 567 bt September 1955; BW. 82 and 83 bt September 1956.

Sybil Smith, Westgate; Will Terrey, innkeeper, The Globe; Richard White, barber; John Wraith, Holy Cross, Westgate. The same
obv. die was used to strike the E.A.W. and E.M.W. issues; the wear pattern demonstrates that the E.A.W. issue was struck first