The Collection of Oxford City 17th Century Tokens formed by the late Harrington Manville

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £420

Estimate: £120 - £150

John Betts, Farthing, 0.79g/6h (N 3766; BW. 118); Michael Bird, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.83g/12h (N 3681; BW. 119); George Bishop, Farthing, 1668, 1.04g/6h (N 3682; BW. 120); Joh. Bishop, Farthings (2), 1657, 1.39g/12h (N 3747; BW. 121), 1669, 0.66g/12h (N 3750; BW. 123); Humphry Bodicott, Farthing, 1.03g/6h (N 3684; BW. 124); John Bowell, Farthings, 1657 (2), 0.76g/12h (N 3759; BW. 125), 1.30g/6h (N 3760; BW. 125); Thomas Burnham, Farthing, 0.72g/3h (N 3777a, this piece; BW. 126) [9]. N 3682 and 3760 about very fine, N 3766 and 3747 fair, others generally fine £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 3681 bt October 2007; N 3682 and 3759 bt Spink October 2007; N 3684 J.L. Wetton Collection, bt Spink October 2007; N 3747 with R. Gladdle, bt Spink October 2007; N 3750 bt Baldwin April 2006; *N 3760 SCMB September 1979 (M 307), Bonhams Auction, 10 December 1996, lot 204 (part); N 3777a R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 386 (part)