The Collection of British Tokens formed by the late Sven Gahlin

Date of Auction: 4th December 2018

Sold for £340

Estimate: £240 - £300

Cheshire, Macclesfield, Roe & Co, Westwood’s Penny, 1790, in bronzed-copper, bust of Charles Roe right, rev. seated figure of Genius holding drill and cog-wheel, edge plain, 26.41g/6h (DH 3). Light surface marks to left of drill, otherwise brilliant and virtually as struck, rare £240-300


Provenance: Glendining Auction, 9-10 September 1936, lot 275 (part); bt Baldwin January 1990