17th Century Tokens from the Collection formed by Edgar Guest

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £190

Estimate: £150 - £200

ESSEX, Colchester, Andr[ew] Formantel Jr, Farthings (3), undated (2), 0.81g/9h, 0.38g/6h (both N 1179, latter 1179b, this piece; BW. 116), 0.61g/6h (N 1181; BW. 115); William Hartley, Farthing, 1.14g/6h (N 1182; BW. 118); Thomas Howord, Farthing, 1670, 0.62g/12h (N 1183; BW. 119); Henry Lambe, Farthings, 1655 (2), 1.15g/6h, 1.09g/6h (both N 1186; BW. 123); John Lambe, Farthings, 1656 (2), 1.05g/12h, 0.99g/12h (N 1189, latter this piece; BW. 125); Tho[mas] Lambe, Farthings, 1654 (3), 0.97g/6h (N 1243; BW. 127), 1.13g/6h (N 1244; BW. 127), 1.16g/12h (N 1247; BW. 127) [12]. Generally fine or better, N 1183 rare £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: N 1179 at 0.81g and 1181 S. Whellams Collection, W.J. Noble Collection, Part II, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 61B (Melbourne), 3-4 August 1999, lot 37 (part), bt N.A. Clark October 1999; N 1179 at 0.38g R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, bt Spink April 1990; N 1182 W.J. Faulkner Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 May 1940, lot 124 (part), bt N.A. Clark October 2003; N 1183 and 1243 bt N.A. Clark October 1999; N 1186 at 1.15g bt April 1974; N 1186 at 1.09g and 1244 SNC April 2000 (1696, 1697); N 1189 at 1.05g SNC February 2000 (466); N 1189 at 0.99g R.J. Carthew Collection, SCMB March 1946 (CT 12, part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, SNC October 1989 (5453), bt Spink April 1990; N 1247 bt April 1976