The Collection of British Tokens formed by John Roberts-Lewis

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2017

Sold for £190

Estimate: £120 - £150

HAMPSHIRE, Portsmouth, G. Robinson, John Mooney and Sir John Carter, Halfpenny, 1797, 9.22g/6h (DH 58), Thomas Sharp, Halfpence, 1794 (2), 9.26g/6h (DH 55), 10.71g/6h (DH 64), Kempson’s mule Halfpenny, 1795, 10.34g/12h (DH 57b); Southampton, Taylor, Moody & Co, Boulton’s Halfpenny, 1791, 10.73g/6h (DH 89, bronzed); West Cowes (Isle of Wight), Thomas Ayrton & Co, Hancock’s Halfpenny, 1798, 12.72g/11h (DH 94); County series, Naval Farthings (2), 3.49g/6h (DH 102), 3.87g/6h (DH 113) [8]. DH 57 and 94 good fine, DH 64 very fine, others about extremely fine and better, some with original colour £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: DH 57b M.Z. Gerson Collection, Part I, Spink Auction 53, 19 June 1986, lot 64 (part), bt S.E. Schwer; DH 89 SCMB November 1978 (M 327); DH 102 bt S.E. Schwer September 1980; DH 113 bt Seaby.

DH 55 only illustrated