The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £90

Estimate: £120 - £150

BRITISH TOKENS, DERBYSHIRE, Derby, Samuel Bennett (W 1530); LEICESTERSHIRE, Leicester, Thomas Johnson (W 1950a), William Stranks (W 1965); Market Harborough, Thomas Scarborough (W 3673a); LINCOLNSHIRE, Gainsborough, George Housham (W 1639); Lincoln, George Bainbridge (W 2005a), Joseph Flint (W 2010); NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, Northampton, Gent & Co, 1850 (W 3870); NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, Nottingham, Beecroft & Sons (2 – W 4060, 4066), Charles Elliott (W 4070), Wallace Holmes (2 – both W 4090) [13]. W 2005a and 2010 fine, latter very rare, others generally very fine or better, W 1530 and both 4090s rare, W 1639 far superior to the Withers plate piece £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: W 1530 bt S.H. Monks May 2011; W 1639 bt N.A. Clark April 2014; W 1950a bt R. Gladdle June 2011; W 1965 bt J. Whitmore March 2014; W 4060 bt J. Whitmore August 2011; W 4070 bt S.H. Monks June 2011; better W 4090 bt J. Whitmore October 2011