Duplicate Tokens from the Collection of David Griffiths

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Date of Auction: 16th March 2006

Sold for £85

Estimate: £50 - £70

Louth, Edward Browne, Farthing, first die-pairing with linear inner circles, 1.18g/6h (dies not in N; BW. 184), John Chapman, Farthing, 1658, 0.76g/3h (BW. 185); Market Deeping, William Bowman, Farthing, 1664, 0.79g/3h (BW. 65); Morton-by-Bourne, John Newton, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.74g/12h (N 2977; D 205A); Reston, Elias Martin, Halfpenny, 1671, 1.90g/6h (N 2979, this piece; BW. 208); Sleaford, Christopher Green, Farthing, 1.47g/12h (BW. 214); Spalding, John Havey, Farthing, 1.07g/9h (N 2981; BW. 222) [7]. Last about fine, others mediocre or fair but several rare, particularly the first of which the cataloguer has seen only three others, all in institutions (£50-70)

Footnote

Provenance:
BW. 65 Baldwin Auction 38, 4 October 2004, lot 782 (part)
D 205A bt Seaby May 1982
BW. 208 R.A. Nott Collection, Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 95, 25 November 1992, lot 663 (part).

Edward Browne, mercer, churchwarden 1666; John Chapman, ironmonger; William Bowman, grocer, constable 1663; Christopher Greene, mercer; John Harvey, grocer, Quaker