British Tokens from the Collection of the late David Perry

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Date of Auction: 21st March 2016

Sold for £300

Estimate: £150 - £200

ANGLESEY, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Halfpence (2), 1789, 13.93g/12h (DH 369), 1791, 12.87g/6h (DH 391); GLAMORGANSHIRE, Glamorgan [probably Merthyr Tydfil], William Taitt, Richard Crawshay and Samuel Homfray, Jorden’s Halfpenny, 1795, 10.16g/12h (DH 3b); MONMOUTHSHIRE, Monmouth, James Powell, Halfpenny, 1795, 10.14g/6h (DH 3); Co DUBLIN, Dublin, William Binns, Halfpenny, 1799, 9.42g/6h (DH 347); Co WICKLOW, Ballymurtagh, Hibernian Mine Co [Camac, Kyan & Camac], imitation Halfpenny, 1792, 9.47g/6h (DH Dublin 42); together with other 18th century tokens of Wales and Ireland (14) [20]. Those described very fine and better, some with original colour, others fine and better £150-200


Provenance: DH 369 bt Winchester Stamp Centre November 1986; DH 391 bt January 1988; third, fourth, fifth and sixth bt D. Mawson March 1980