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

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £100

Estimate: £90 - £120

18th Century Tokens, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Gloucester, Skidmore’s Penny, 1797, view of St Peter’s Cathedral, rev. Thomas Gorton’s cypher, edge i promise to pay on demand the bearer one penny, 27.02g/12h (DH 21). Obverse struck slightly off-centre, otherwise good very fine, rare £90-120


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