The Collection of Lincolnshire 17th Century Tokens formed by Christopher Street

Date of Auction: 12th June 2018

Sold for £220

Estimate: £150 - £200

Burgh-le-Marsh, John Shaw, Farthings, 1664 (2), 1.46g/3h, 1.08g/9h (both N 2922; D 49A); Caistor, Edward Denty, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.97g/12h (N 590 obv., different rev.; D 50A), William Hanson, Halfpenny, 1668, 2.13g/12h (N 2924; BW. 52); Crowland, Parish Halfpenny, 1670, 2.61g/12h (N 2926; BW. 56), Wallter Bird, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.56g/12h (N –; BW. 57), James Hampson, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.32g/9h (N 2929, this piece; BW. 61), Robert Locket, Farthing, 0.93g/6h (N –; BW. 62); Donington, Richard Greenhill, Halfpenny, 1663, 1.34g/12h (N 2930; BW. 69); Epworth, John Marshall, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.48g/12h (N –; BW. 74), Richard Parnell, Halfpenny, 1.81g/9h (N 2931; BW. 72), Thomas Thorpe, Farthing, 1664, 0.70g/3h (N –; BW. 76), Robert Wright, heart-shaped Halfpenny, 1669, 1.92g/12h (N 2932; BW. 73) [13]. Varied state, BW. 61 with contemporary nail piercing, BW. 69 with modern piercing, BW 76 rare £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: D 49A at 1.46g, 52, 57, 62 and 74 bt J.L. Holman February 2007; D 49A at 1.08g B. Frank Auction 66 (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), 6 August 2005, lot 941; D 50A bt N.A. Clark February 2008; BW. 56 bt Spink February 2006; BW. 61 Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 95, 25 November 1992, lot 653 (part) [from Seaby 1967], bt J.L. Holman February 2007; BW. 72 bt R. Gladdle August 2005; BW. 73 bt N.A. Clark August 2007; BW. 76 found at Epworth 2005, bt December 2005