The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £110

Estimate: £120 - £150

BRITISH TOKENS, CORNWALL, Camborne, Richard Taylor (W 1305); DEVON, Devonport, Thomas Bond & Co (Young 28; W 1550); Exeter, William Butcher (2 – Y 37-8; W 1598, 1610), John Kitts & Son (Y 62; W 1615a); Plymouth, R. & J. Dick (Y 117-18; W 4270, 4280), John Pease, 1851 (Y 126; W 4290), Tiverton, Edward Coleby (Y 200; W 4940); SOMERSET, Bath, Collins & Co (W 130; Minnitt/Young 57), F. Hamper (W 140; MY 61), The Wheatsheaf (W 180; MY 118) [12]. W 1305 better than very fine but pierced, far superior to the Withers plate piece, others generally about very fine and better, several rare £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: W 130, 1550 and 4280 bt S.H. Monks May 2011; W 180 bt J. Whitmore August 2012; W 1305 bt J. Whitmore March 2014; W 1598 and 4270 bt N.A. Clark May 2012; W 1610 bt J. Whitmore March 2012; W 4940 bt S.H. Monks March 2012