A Distinguished Cabinet of British Tokens, the Property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £380

Estimate: £150 - £200

18th Century Tokens, DORSET, Poole, Richard Allen, Skidmore’s Halfpenny, 1797, Prince of Wales’ feathers above an oval inscribed 75, rev. legend in six lines, edge engrailed, 9.37g/6h (DH 3). From the usual damaged reverse die, extremely fine with original colour, rare £150-200


Provenance: W.L. Gantz Collection, Glendining Auction, 23-7 June 1941, lot 1665 (part)