Duplicate Tokens from the Collection of David Griffiths

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Date of Auction: 16th March 2006

Sold for £130

Estimate: £70 - £90

Kirton in Lindsey, Eustace Hooker, Halfpenny, 1665, 2.35g/9h (N 2950; BW. 135); Lincoln, City Halfpence, 1669 (2, different rev. dies), 2.17g/3h (N 2953; BW. 138), 1.70g/9h (N 2954; BW. 138), City Farthing, 0.77g/3h (N 2951; BW. 139), Robert Bowers, Farthing, 1.39g/9h (BW. 146), Joseph Ludington, Farthing, 0.97g/6h (BW. 153); Long Sutton, Francis Cory, Farthing, 1663, 0.48g/12h (N 2969; BW. 177), Halfpenny, 1668, 1.27g/12h (N 2970; BW. 176), I.M.S., Farthing, 0.42g/6h (N 2996; BW. 178), William Walden, Farthing, 0.77g/12h (BW. 179) [10]. BW. 139 very fine, dark patina, BW. 153 poor, others generally fair to fine, some rare, BW. 146 pierced and 178 with River Thames patina (£70-90)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 135, 138 and 178 Baldwin Auction 38, 4 October 2004, lot 782 (part).

Robert Bowers, baker; Joseph Ludington, mercer, sheriff 1659, mayor 1665; Francis Cory (†January 1691, aged 54), mercer; William Walden, grocer