The Preston-Morley Buckinghamshire Collection: Tokens

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Date of Auction: 28th November 2001

Sold for £140

Estimate: £120 - £150

17th Century, Beaconsfield, T[homas] C[ocke], Farthing, 0.77g/12h (Berry & Morley 26; BW. 19); Thomas Cocke, Farthing, cock standing left, 0.93g/12h (Berry & Morley 27; BW. 22) [2]. First fine and rare, second good very fine and very rare (£120-150)

Footnote

Provenance:
B & M 26
SCMB November-December 1946;
Christie’s Auction, 15 February 1984, lot 404 (part).
Quoted in Seaby’s
Catalogue of the Copper Coins and Tokens of the British Isles, 1949, from this specimen.

*B & M 27 from Seaby, 1959;
Christie’s Auction, 15 February 1984, lot 404 (part). See Colour Plate III

Two different issues by cousins:
Thomas Cocke (†1706), carpenter; wife’s name was Jane (†1717).
Thomas Cocke (†1682), carpenter; married Katherine Pennell, 1655 (†1690)