The Collection of Nottinghamshire 17th Century Tokens formed by Andrew Knighton

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Date of Auction: 21st September 2016

Sold for £240

Estimate: £300 - £400

East Retford, Thomas Brookes, Farthing, 1.00g/3h (PMP –; N –; D –). About fine, UNIQUE £300-400


Provenance: Found by P. Reid, 1993; A. Judd Collection; bt A.J. February 1999.

The full reading is: mm. mullet both sides, ·
thomas · brookes · in, Mercers’ arms, rev. nottinghamshire, of ret ford. The token emanates from the same workshop as the pieces in Group C on PMP plate 1 and can be likely dated to c. 1659-60