The Collection of British Tokens formed by the late Sven Gahlin

Date of Auction: 4th December 2018

Sold for £420

Estimate: £100 - £150

Cumberland, Hensingham, Low Hall Colliery, Sir Wilfred Lawson, Kempson’s Halfpenny, 1797, horse working a whin-gin, miner guiding basket, rev. legend in three lines, edge plain, 9.48g/12h (Farthing 7.50; DH 1). Extremely fine, obverse with original colour £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: P.C. Deane Collection, Christie’s Auction (New York), 4-5 December 1985, lot 137; bt P.C.D. April 1986