The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £200

Estimate: £240 - £300

BRITISH TOKENS, LANCASHIRE, Ashton-under-Lyne, Robert Chambers (2 – W 40, 50), John Taylor (W 60); Bolton, John Carrie (W 1090), Jeremiah Healey (W 1120); Haslingden, Ralph Holden (W 1780); Oldham, Edwin Barlow (2 – W 4120, 4122), Philip Berry (3 – W 4130, 4141, 4151), Reuben Cooper (3 – W 4160, 4191, 4199), Henry Evans (W 4210), Benjamin Fielding (W 4220), Edward Gilpin (W 4230), Miles Schofield (W 4240); Rochdale, W. & J. Brown (W 4450); St Helens, Robert Brook (W 4510); Salford, Robert Entwisle & Co (W 4530); Wigan, Dickens & Johnson (W 5070), James Edwardson (2 – W 5080, 5090), John Green (W 5100), Thomas Stuart (W 5110) [26]. A few fine, but generally about very fine, some better, W 1780 pierced, W 60, 4510, 5070 and 5090 very rare £240-300

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Provenance: W 50, 1120, 4220 and 5100 bt S.H. Monks May 2011; W 4120 bt J. Whitmore August 2011; W 4151, 4240, 4510, 5070 and 5080 bt S.H. Monks March 2012; W 4160 bt J. Whitmore June 2011; W 4191, 4199 and 4210 bt J. Whitmore August 2011; W 4450 bt H. Simmons June 2012; W 5090 bt H. Simmons January 2016; W 5110 bt N.A. Clark January 2014