The Collection of Staffordshire Tokens formed by the late Edward Watkin

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Date of Auction: 21st September 2016

Sold for £140

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, Stone, Thomas Whitmore, Halfpenny, 1665, 1.84g/6h (N –; Watkin 81; BW. 72); William Wright, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.78g/3h (N –; Watkin –; D 72A) [2]. First good fine but with a little surface verdigris, very rare, second fair and flan a little bent, otherwise extremely rare £150-200


Provenance: D 72A G. Kay Collection, DNW Auction T1, 15 December 2005, lot 1859 [from N.A. Clark March 1978].

Watkin 81 only illustrated