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

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £30

Estimate: £50 - £100

18th Century Tokens, Co DURHAM, Sunderland, Wyon’s Penny, 1797, in lead, from the same dies as previous, edge plain, 21.06g/6h (DH 2). Fine, extremely rare in this metal; only one other example seen by the cataloguer in commerce [DNW T13, 388] £50-100


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