17th Century Tokens from the Collection formed by Edgar Guest

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £170

Estimate: £120 - £150

ESSEX, Colchester, Thomas Carter, Farthings, 1667 (3), 0.72g/12h, 0.59g/12h, 0.38g/12h (all N 1166, second 1166b, this piece; BW. 101); Richard Cock, Farthing, 1.19g/6h (N 1168b, this piece; BW. 105); John de Bert, Farthings (3), 1666, 0.76g/12h (N 1173; BW. 110), 1667 (2), 0.85g/12h, 0.58g/6h (both N 1174, former 1174a, this piece; BW. 111); William Ferris, Farthings, 1665 (3), 0.91g/6h, 0.75g/9h (both N 1175; BW. 114), 0.80g/3h (N 1178b, this piece; BW. 114) [10]. One N 1174 mediocre, others fine to very fine £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 1166 at 0.72g bt S.H. Monks January 1997; N 1166 at 0.59g and 1174 at 0.85g R.J. Carthew Collection, SCMB March 1946 (CT 12, part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, SNC July-August 1989 (4192, 4193); N 1166 at 0.38g bt H. Simmons October 1996; N 1168 R.J. Carthew Collection, SCMB March 1946 (CT 12, part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, bt Spink April 1990; N 1173 bt September 1987; N 1174 at 0.58g and 1175 at 0.91g SNC September 1998 (6214, 6215); N 1175 at 0.75g bt August 1974; N 1178 R.J. Carthew Collection, SCMB March 1946 (CT 12, part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, bt Spink April 1990