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

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £650

Estimate: £300 - £400

18th Century Tokens, HAMPSHIRE, Portsmouth, issuer uncertain, Penny, 1798, bust of Admiral Nelson left, rev. in · memory · of · the · action · off · the · nile · augt 1 · 1798, taken 9 sail of the line 3 distroyed in centre, edge i promise to pay the bearer one penny, 26.20g/12h (DH 8). Extremely fine with a little original colour, very rare £300-400

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Provenance: W.L. Gantz Collection, Glendining Auction, 23-7 June 1941, lot 1666 (part)