17th Century Tokens from the Collection formed by Edgar Guest

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £220

Estimate: £150 - £200

ESSEX, Colchester, Abra[ham] Langley Jr, Farthings, 1667 (4), 1.14g/12h, 1.02g/12h, 0.87g/3h, 0.74g/12h (all N 1193; BW. 128); John Lawrence, Farthings, 1662 (2), 1.12g/6h, 1.04g/6h (both N 1194, former this piece; BW. 130); Nathaniell Lawrence, Farthings (2), 0.95g/6h (N 1196 obv./1197 rev.; Judson 131a; BW. 131), 0.61g/6h (N 1198; BW. 131); Tho[mas] Lumkin, Farthing, 1.11g/12h (N 1236; BW. 132); John Milbanck, Farthings, 1655 (2), 1.13g/6h (N 1199; BW. 133), 1.21g/6h (N 1200; BW. 133) [11]. N 1199 good very fine, N 1196/1197 and 1236 poor, others fine to very fine, mostly dark-toned £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: N 1193 at 1.14g bt M. Trenerry December 1995; N 1193 at 1.02g and 1194 at 1.04g SNC September 1998 (6216, 6217); N 1193 at 0.87g SNC August 2001 (TT 744); N 1193 at 0.74g bt February 1975; N 1194 at 1.12g R.J. Carthew Collection, SCMB March 1946 (CT 12, part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, SNC July-August 1989 (4195); N 1196/1197 bt September 1987; N 1198 and 1236 SNC October 2000 (5571, 5572); N 1199 bt October 1984; N 1200 bt S.R. Porter March 1998