The Collection of British Tokens formed by John Roberts-Lewis

Image 1

Click Image to Zoom

Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £220

Estimate: £200 - £300

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

Footnote

Provenance: SCMB January 1982 (M 14)