The Peter Mann Collection of Kent Tokens

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £140

Estimate: £90 - £120

17th Century Tokens, Cranbrook, John Avery, Farthing, 0.70g/9h (N –; BW. 118); Thomas Butterrey, Farthing, 1666, 1.55g/12h (N 2459; BW. 119); Robert March, Farthing, 1657, 0.94g/6h (N 2461; BW. 123); William Wacher, Farthing, 0.67g/12h (N 2463; BW. 127) [4]. BW. 118 mediocre, others generally about fine, some rare £90-120

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 118 bt July 1954; others bt January 1961.

BW. 123 only illustrated. John Avery (†November 1678), of Salehurst, Sussex, mercer, wife’s name Frances (†June 1687); Thomas Buttery, mercer; Robert March (†by 1662), mercer; William Wacher († in Maidstone gaol, 1662, where he had been committed for ‘interrupting church services’)