17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Iain Thomson

Image 1

  • Image 2

Click Image to Zoom

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2018

Sold for £190

Estimate: £120 - £150

LONDON (City), Abchurch Lane, T[homas] C[hubb], Farthing, 1649, 0.98g/6h (N 6428; BW. 1), Billiter Lane, William Wickins, Farthing, 1657, 1.27g/6h (N 6563; BW. 212), Leadenhall Market, uncertain issuer at the golden hart, Farthing, 1.48g/6h (N 7192; BW. 1702); (Metropolitan Middlesex), Chancery Lane, I.M.F. at the hole in the wall, Farthing, 1651, 1.53g/6h (N 8028; BW. 499), Drury Lane, George Thorowgood, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.80g/3h (N –; BW. 884); SOUTHWARK, Pickle Herring Stairs, James Aycrigg, Halfpenny, 2.02g/6h (E 773; N 4993 rev., different obv.; BW. 339) [6]. Fine to very fine, fifth rare £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: N 4993 var, N 7192 and BW. 884 bt 1962; N 6428 bt Spink; N 6563 bt 1963; N 8028 acquired June 1973