The Preston-Morley Buckinghamshire Collection: Tokens

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Date of Auction: 28th November 2001

Sold for £100

Estimate: £80 - £100

17th Century, Amersham, Richard Webb, Halfpenny, [16]66, hand holding axe over leaf, 2.57g/6h (Berry & Morley 7; BW. 6). Usual die flaw on reverse at 8 o’clock, otherwise very fine and attractive, the finest known example (£80-100)

Footnote

Provenance:
Bt Corbitt & Hunter January 1970. See Colour Plate III

Richard Webb (1631-1714), tobacconist; wife’s name was Susan