Duplicate Tokens from the Collection of David Griffiths

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Date of Auction: 16th March 2006

Sold for £75

Estimate: £60 - £80

Helpringham, Anthony Newlove, Halfpenny, 1.50g/12h (N 2943; BW. 118); Holbeach, Richard Wright, Farthing, 0.94g/6h (BW. 121); Horncastle, Richard Cater, Farthing, 1.22g/12h (N 2945; BW. 122), Alexander Howgrave, Farthing, 1656, 1.23g/6h (N 2948; BW. 129); Kirton in Lindsey, Eustace Hooker, Halfpenny, 1665, 1.67g/12h (N 2950; BW. 135) [5]. BW. 121 about very fine, BW. 122 fine, both rare, others fair (£60-80)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. *121 and 122 Spalding Gentleman’s Society duplicates, Spink Auction 58, 30 April 1987, lot 126 (part).

Anthony Newlove, grocer; Richard Wright (†1667), grocer and chandler; Richard Cater (†February 1702), mercer, wife’s name Mary (†April 1690); Alexander Howgrave (†1691), mercer, first wife Mary (†1656), second wife Elizabeth (†1691); Eustace Hooker, churchwarden