The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £120

Estimate: £150 - £200

BRITISH TOKENS, LONDON, Battle Bridge, John Blenkin (W 2370); Bishopsgate, Isaac Sparrow (8 – W 2840a, 2850a, 2850c, 2860 [2, one in brass], 2870, 2881 [2]); Bloomsbury, Short & Co (W 2780); Cheapside, Argosy Braces (W 7620), Joseph Davis (W 2460); Chiswell Street, John Collacott (W 2410); City Road, Thomas Allinson (W 2320); Clerkenwell, Daily Chronicle and Clerkenwell News (3 – W 2451, 2452, 2453); Cornhill, Hyam Hyams (2 – W 2610, 2620); Crystal Palace, Robert Holt (2 – both W 2602); Drury Lane, Francis West (W 3010); Farringdon Street, Bovril (7 – W 2372, 2373 [3], 2374, 2377 [12h, not seen], 2378) [29]. W 2320 fine and pierced but extremely rare, a few others fine but the majority very fine or better, W 2370, 2460 and 3010 rare £150-200

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Provenance: W 2320, 2451 and 2453 bt J. Whitmore March 2014; W 2370 bt J. Whitmore November 2015; W 2374 bt J. Whitmore April 2015; W 2610 bt J. Whitmore August 2012; W 2780 bt J. Whitmore February 2011; W 2840a and 2850a bt R. Gladdle June 2011; W 3010 W.J. Noble Collection, Part II, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 61B (Melbourne), 3-4 August 1999, lot 222 (part) [from A.W. Dowle 1978], bt N.A. Clark January 2014