The Collection of Staffordshire Tokens formed by the late Edward Watkin

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Date of Auction: 21st September 2016

Sold for £190

Estimate: £200 - £300

Lichfield, octagonal City Halfpenny, 1670, 1.64g/3h (N 4201; Watkin 35; BW. 27); John Burnes, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.72g/3h (N 4202 obv., different rev.; Watkin 36 and pl. i, this piece; BW. 28); Tho: Catterbanke, Farthing, 0.77g/6h (N –; Watkin 38; BW. 30); Edward Milward, Halfpenny, 2.23g/6h (N 4203; Watkin 39; BW. 31); Thomas Minors, Farthings (2), 1658 on obv., 1657 on rev., 0.74g/6h (N –; Watkin 42; BW. 34), 1660, 1.13g/12h (N –; Watkin 43; BW. 35); Josiah Mosse, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.23g/9h (N 4204; Watkin 44; BW. 36); John Quinton, Farthing, 1659, 1.10g/12h (N –; Watkin 47; BW. 39); Humphrey Rogerson, Halfpenny, 1670, 2.05g/6h (N 4205; Watkin 48; BW. 40) [9]. N 4202 var. and 4203 very fine, N 4201 and 4205 mediocre, others generally about fine, some rare; a good city group with all the issuers represented £200-300

Footnote

Provenance: N 4204 B. Lowsley Collection, Sotheby Auction, 3-4 May 1899

N 4203 only illustrated