17th Century Tokens from the Collection formed by Edgar Guest

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £160

Estimate: £120 - £150

ESSEX, Colchester, Robert Adson, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.14g/12h (N 1155; BW. 89); William Alldred, Farthing, 0.59g/3h (N 1156; BW. 90); Michaell Arnold, Farthing, 1.11g/6h (N 1157a, this piece; BW. 91); Matthew Bonney, Halfpence, 1665 (2), 1.27g/9h, 1.01g/6h (both N 1162; BW. 96); Richard Boyse, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.04g/9h (N 1163; BW. 97); Thomas Burges, Farthing, 1.12g/6h (N 1238 obv., different rev.; Judson 98a; BW. 98); Richard Bush, Farthings (2), 1.12g/6h, 0.92g/6h (both N 1164, former this piece; BW. 99); Paul Cannam, Farthing, 0.94g/12h (N 1165, this piece; BW. 100) [10]. N 1156, one 1162, one 1164 and 1165 fine and better, others generally fair £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 1155 bt N.A. Clark November 1999; N 1156 bt May 1991; N 1157 Norweb Collection [from Baldwin], SNC April 1990 (1925); N 1162 at 1.27g bt July 1984; N 1162 at 1.01g SNC September 1998 (6213); N 1163 Eileen Judson Collection, DNW Auction 56, 11 December 2002, lot 410 (part), bt N.A. Clark October 2003; N 1164 at 1.12g R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, SNC March 1989 (1383), bt Spink April 1990; N 1164 at 0.92g bt H. Simmons October 1996; N 1165 R.J. Carthew Collection, SCMB March 1946 (CT 12, part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, SNC March 1989 (1384), bt Spink April 1990; N 1238 var. M.Y. Carter Collection, DNW Auction 41, 3 June 1999, lot 1416 (part), bt N.A. Clark October 1999