The Collection of British Tokens formed by the late Sven Gahlin

Date of Auction: 4th December 2018

Sold for £240

Estimate: £140 - £180

Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, Skidmore’s Miscellaneous series, Penny, 1797, Queen’s College Gate, rev. portcullis and scales in wreath, edge i promise to pay on demand the bearer one penny, 18.56g/6h (DH Middlesex 171). Extremely fine, brown patina, very rare £140-180

Footnote

Provenance: W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 120 (part); Baldwin ‘Basement’ Part I, Baldwin Auction 92, 30 September 2014, lot 360