The Preston-Morley Buckinghamshire Collection: Tokens

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Date of Auction: 28th November 2001

Sold for £100

Estimate: £60 - £80

17th Century, Beaconsfield, William Willis, Halfpenny, 1668, bull standing left, 1.64g/3h (Berry & Morley 31; BW. 24). Obverse fine, reverse about very fine, rare (£60-80)

Footnote

Provenance:
Bt Corbitt & Hunter January 1970.

William Willis, innkeeper of The Bull, Wycombe End, Beaconsfield; married Frances Gossam in 1661. The inn was renamed The George in the 18th century, and still exists today