British Tokens from the Collection of the late David Perry

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Date of Auction: 21st March 2016

Sold for £240

Estimate: £100 - £150

CUMBERLAND, Hensingham, Low Hall Colliery, Sir Wilfred Lawson, Kempson’s Halfpenny, 1797, horse working a whin-gin, miner guiding basket, rev. legend in three lines, edge plain, 8.69g/12h (Farthing 7.50; Finlay 27; DH 1; D & W 291/107). Metal fault on lower reverse, otherwise about extremely fine, obverse better £100-150


Provenance: G.W. Spencer Collection, Spink Auction 28, 28 April 1983, lot 84