The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £200

Estimate: £200 - £260

BRITISH TOKENS, STAFFORDSHIRE, Hanley, David King (W 1750), Edward Moore (W 1760); Longton, John Butterworth (W 3060); Newcastle-under-Lyme, George Berks (W 3720), William Dixon (W 3730), William Hargreaves (W 3740), Thomas Highfield (2 – W 3750, 3760), William Howson & Son (W 3770), Josiah Robey (W 3785), John Vyse (W 3790); Stafford, John Allwood (W 4750), Thomas Bamford (W 4760 [1h]), Isaac Barton (W 4770), W. Large & Co (W 4810); Stone, James Lucas (W 4890); Uttoxeter, J. Arthur Dowdeswell (W 4950) [17]. W 3790 and 4750 fine, both extremely rare, others about very fine and better, W 4810 and 4950 rare, W 1760 superior to the Withers plate piece £200-260

Footnote

Provenance: W 1750, 3060, 3750 and 3770 bt S.H. Monks March 2012; W 1760, 3785, 4760, 4810 and 4950 bt S.H. Monks May 2011; W 3730 bt J. Whitmore October 2013; W 3760 bt J. Whitmore April 2015; W 4750 bt N.A. Clark May 2012; W 4770 A.B. Pardoe Collection [from D.G. Vorley February 1990]; W 4890 bt J. Whitmore February 2011