17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Iain Thomson

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Date of Auction: 3rd October 2018

Sold for £300

Estimate: £200 - £260

DEVON, Great Torrington, Anthony Denis, Halfpenny, 2.16g/3h (N 813; BW. 343); DORSET, Beaminster, Lancelot Cox, Farthing, 1667, 0.98g/6h (N 845; BW. 5), Dorchester, Borough Farthing, 1669, obv. brockage, 2.20g (N 887-9; BW. 53-6), Shaftesbury, Richard Prittell, Farthing, 1.19g/6h (N 961; BW. 151); GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Bristol, City Farthing [1577+], 2.29g/6h (N 1445; BW. 22), Stroud, William Hopton, Farthing, 1655, 1.28g/9h (N 1716; BW. 161); SOMERSET, Bath, City Farthing, 1670, 3.33g/12h (N 3951; BW. 6), Taunton, John Tubb, Farthing, 1666, 1.14g/3h (N 4147; BW. 289), Yeovil, Phillip Haynes, Farthing, 1655, 0.79g/12h (N 4185; BW. 336); WILTSHIRE, Salisbury, City Farthing, 1659, 1.37g/6h (N 5535; BW. 164), Simon Rolfe, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.42g/6h (N 5574; BW. 222); together with Bristol Farthings, 1662 (2) [13]. Except N 1445 those described described generally fine or better, last two in varied state £200-260

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Provenance: N 813 bt Spink August 1967; N 845 bt R. Lobel 2004; N 961 bt in Germany 1973; N 1716 bt October 1967; N 4147 bt R. Lobel 2003; N 4185 bt 1961