The Collection of British Tokens formed by John Roberts-Lewis

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £220

Estimate: £200 - £300

18th Century Tokens, Co DURHAM, Stockton-on-Tees, Thomas King[s]ton, Kempson’s Halfpenny, 1794, helmeted bust of Sir Bevois left, rev. ship sailing right, edge payable at kingtons stockton, 10.19g/6h (DH 9). Struck from rusted dies with usual flaws around face of bust and under p of publico, otherwise about extremely fine with a hint of original colour, extremely rare; very few specimens known £200-300


Provenance: SCMB January 1982 (M 14)