The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £200

BRITISH TOKENS, LONDON, Fetter Lane, Daniel Barrett (2 – W 2340, 2350); Finsbury, Yarrow & Adkins (W 3045); Gray’s Inn Road, Freeman (W 2554); Great Russell Street, William Till (W 2930b), William Webster (2 – W 2990, 3000); High Holborn, Robert Edwards (W 2510), Henry Leath (3 – W 2650, 2660, 2670), Leath & Co (W 2675), James Lewis (W 2680b), Our Boys Clothing Co (3 – W 2732 [3h], 2736, 2738), Lionel and Alfred Pyke (W 2756); Leadenhall Street, Frederick Toole & Co (W 2945); Lisle Street and Little Newport Street, Foley & Shoyer (3 – W 2520a, 2530, 2532); Long Acre, McDonald Scotch Stores (W 2690); Ludgate Hill, Thornton & Killick (2 – W 2920, 2924); Mark Lane, Nissen & Parker (W 2715); Mortimer Street, Ebenezer Mannering (W 2710); New Bond Street, Piesse & Lubin (W 2750); New Compton Street, Godfrey Goodman (2 – W 2565, 2568) [29]. W 2710 pierced but rare, otherwise generally very fine and better, W 2568 and 2715 very rare £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: W 2532 and 2920 bt J. Whitmore June 2011; W 2568 bt J. Holman February 2014; W 2650 bt H. Simmons September 2011; W 2660 bt J. Whitmore October 2011; W 2670 bt J. Whitmore November 2012; W 2680b bt J. Whitmore February 2011; W 2690 and 2990 bt J. Whitmore April 2011; W 2710 bt J. Whitmore April 2012; W 2756 bt N.A. Clark January 2014; W 2930b bt J. Whitmore August 2011; W 3000 W.J. Noble Collection, Part II, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 61B (Melbourne), 3-4 August 1999, lot 222 (part) [from Format 1986], bt N.A. Clark May 2012; W 3045 bt N.A. Clark April 2014