17th Century Tokens from the Collection formed by Edgar Guest

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £180

Estimate: £150 - £200

ESSEX, Colchester, Peter Pelle, Farthings, 1669 (3), 0.98g/12h, 0.84g/12h, 0.84g/12h (all N 1209; BW. 140); John Princett, Farthing, 0.61g/6h (N 1241, this piece; BW. 141); John Rayner, Farthing, 0.71g/6h (N 1237; BW. 142); Thomas Renolds, Farthings (5), 0.94g/6h (N 1210; BW. 143), 1.16g/3h (N 1212; BW. 143), 1.01g/3h (N 1214; BW. 143), 0.77g/12h (N 1215 obv./1212-13 rev.; BW. 143), 0.86g/3h (N 1215; BW. 143); Richard Rich, Farthings, 1656 (2), 1.29g/6h, 0.57g/12h (both N 1216; BW. 144) [12]. One N 1209, 1212 and 1214 very fine, others generally fine, N 1241 rare £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: N 1209 at 0.98g SNC August 2001 (TT 0748); first N 1209 at 0.84g bt May 1984; second N 1209 at 0.84g and 1237 SNC September 1998 (6218, 6219); N 1210 and N 1216 at 1.29g M.Y. Carter Collection, DNW Auction 41, 3 June 1999, lot 1416 (part), bt N.A. Clark October 1999; N 1212 and 1216 at 0.57g SNC October 2000 (4803, 4804); N 1214 bt H. Simmons December 2000; N 1215/1212-13 bt M. Trenerry May 1995; N 1241 R.J. Carthew Collection, SCMB March 1946 (CT 12, part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, SNC July-August 1989 (4198).

The existence of the variety of N 1215 would suggest that the order of the Renolds issues in
SCBI Norweb II needs amendment