British Tokens from the Collection of the late David Perry

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Date of Auction: 21st March 2016

Sold for £260

Estimate: £150 - £200

BEDFORDSHIRE, Barton-in-the-Clay, William Hopkins, Halfpenny, 2.68g/12h (GO 3; N 4; BW. 3); BERKSHIRE, Abingdon, Henry Meales, Farthing, 1657, 0.59g/6h (N 59; BW. 7); HEREFORDSHIRE, Hereford, Hugh Rodd, Farthing, 0.80g/6h (N –; BW. 28); KENT, Minster, John Rice, 5.74g/6h (N 2684; D & W 307/61); LEICESTERSHIRE, Leicester, John Pares, Halfpenny, 1666, 0.99g/6h (N 2841; BW. 48); LINCOLNSHIRE, Grantham, Borough Halfpenny, 1667, 1.26g/12h (N 2940; BW. 95); OXFORDSHIRE, Oxford, Michael Bird, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.79g/12h (N 3681; BW. 119); SUFFOLK, Walpole, Samuell Folkard, Halfpenny, 1670, 0.93g/6h (N 4490; BW. 347); WILTSHIRE, Malmesbury, William Wayte, Farthing, 1651, 0.83g/6h (N 5500; BW. 121); Co ANTRIM, Belfast, John Bush, Penny, 2.16g/12h (N –; BW. 81); together with miscellaneous 17th century tokens (10), mostly civic issues [20]. Walpole and Belfast fair, others described all fine or better, Hereford rare, remainder in varied state £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: N 4 and 4490 bt V. Henstridge November 1986; BW. 28 and N 2841 bt T.K. Nicholson December 1983; N 2684 bt S.E. Schwer March 1983; N 5500 bt V. Henstridge May 1986; BW. 81 bt March 2007