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 £340

Estimate: £120 - £150

Joh. Bishop, Farthing, 1669, 0.50g/12h (N 3750; BW. 123); Richard Carter, Farthing, 1.13g/12h (N 3685; BW. 128); Thomas Combes, Farthing, 1.05g/6h (N 3768; BW. 129); William Cornish, Farthings, 1658 (2), original die-pairing, 1.23g/12h (N 3686; BW. 131), mule with mid-1660s obv., 0.80g/3h (N 3686 rev., different obv.; Leeds –; BW. 131); Thomas Dennis, Farthing, 1652, 1.37g/6h (N 3764; BW. 133) [6]. N 3685, 3764 and 3768 about very fine, others fine to very fine, the mule very rare £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 3685 bt Spink October 2007; N 3686 with Seaby 1965, bt Spink October 2007; *N 3686 var with Seaby 1963, bt Spink October 2007; N 3750 D.L. Smith Collection [from Baldwin February 1975], M. Bull Collection [from N.A. Clark January 1988]; N 3764 bt R. Gladdle November 1995; N 3768 Bonhams Auction, 10 December 1996, lot 204 (part);