The Collection of Staffordshire Tokens formed by the late Edward Watkin

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Date of Auction: 21st September 2016

Sold for £160

Estimate: £200 - £300

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Will Beard, Farthing, 1656, 0.83g/6h (N –; Watkin 49; BW. 41); Richard Cooper, Halfpence, [16]65 (2), mm. cinquefoil, 2.28g/12h (N 4206 obv., different rev.; Watkin 50; BW. 42), mm. sexfoil, 1.44g/9h (dies not in N; Watkin 50, and pl. i, this piece; BW. 42); Ralph Lovatt, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.60g/12h (N –; Watkin –; D 43A) [4]. Watkin 49 very fine, others fair, mostly very rare; all the issuers for the town £200-300

Footnote

Provenance: *Watkin 49 J.L. Wetton Collection, G. Kay Collection, DNW Auction T1, 15 December 2005, lot 1852 [from N.A. Clark April 1979]; D 43A J.L. Wetton Collection, G. Kay Collection, bt N.A. Clark January 2003