British Tokens from the Collection of the late David Perry

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Date of Auction: 21st March 2016

Sold for £600

Estimate: £240 - £300

LONDON, Bucklersbury, Thomas and Robert Davidson, Halfpenny, 1795, 10.54g/6h (DH 295); City Road, Thomas Hall, Halfpenny, undated, 8.99g/6h (DH 319c); Cornhill, Richardson, Goodluck & Co, Halfpenny, 11.38g/6h (DH 467); Drury Lane, John Kilvington, Halfpenny, 1795, 9.11g/6h (DH 346); High Holborn, Christopher Ibberson, imitation Halfpenny by W.J. Taylor, c. 1870, in copper, 9.65g/6h (DH 343), John Skidmore, Halfpenny, 1795, 10.11g/6h (DH 480); Long Acre, Basil Burchell, Halfpenny, 9.23g/6h (DH 274); Ludgate Hill, Henry Young, Penny, 1794, with date, 13.49g/6h (DH 39); St James’s Street, William Stinton, Halfpenny, 1795, 8.90g/3h (DH 904); Kempson’s London Buildings, Penny, type 2, Monument, 25.43g/6h (DH 63); together with other 18th century tokens of London (23) [33]. Those described very fine and better, some with original colour, others fine and better £240-300


Provenance: DH 39 bt T.K. Nicholson December 1983; DH 295, 346 and 480 bt D. Mawson March 1980; DH 343 bt V. Henstridge March 1986; DH 904 bt S.R. Porter July 1978