17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Iain Thomson

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Date of Auction: 3rd October 2018

Sold for £180

Estimate: £120 - £150

KENT, Ashford, Benjamin Bowyer, Halfpenny, 1664, 2.15g/12h (N 2373; BW. 5), Samuell Wood, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.20g/3h (N 2381; BW. 18); Canterbury, Tho. Baker, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.23g/6h (N 2394; BW. 42), Jeremiah Masterson, octagonal Halfpenny, 1.92g/12h (N 2414; BW. 66), Tho. Mayne, Farthing, 1.14g/6h (N 2415 rev., different [later] obv.; Hogarth 1123.1, same dies; BW. 68); Chilham, William Plumer, Farthing, 0.94g/6h (N 2458; BW. 115); Dartford, Nichollas Chambers, Farthing, 1664, 1.25g/6h (N –; Hogarth 1136.1, same dies; BW. 131); Deal, James Coston, Farthing, 1653, 0.70g/6h (N 2474; BW. 148); Deptford, Willam Dring, Farthing, 1651, 0.93g/6h (N 2492; BW. 172), N.D.L. at the kings head, Farthing, 1649, 0.98g/6h (dies not in N; Hogarth 1145.5, same dies; BW. 184) [10]. N 2394 and 2415 var. very fine, BW. 184 good fine, others in varied state, Dartford rare £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: BW 131, N 2373, 2474 and 2492 bt J.L. Wetton February 1966; N 2394 bt 1971; N 2414 bt Seaby September 1967; others except N 2381 bt April 1970