The Collection of British Tokens formed by the late Sven Gahlin

Date of Auction: 4th December 2018

Sold for £160

Estimate: £150 - £200

Derbyshire, Buxton, William Hay, Thomas Tomlinson and William Orme, Halfpenny, 1796, from the same obv. die as previous, rev. arms of the Duke of Devonshire without helmet in the crest, edge buxton token and engrailed, 10.85g/6h (DH 3). Metal flaw in upper reverse field and other associated light marks, otherwise extremely fine, reflective bronze patina £150-200


Provenance: A.E. Bagnall Collection, Mrs J.G. Schofield Collection, Spink Auction 28, 28 April 1983, lot 193 (part) [from A.E.B. 1949]