Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection

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Date of Auction: 5th June 2019

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £600 - £800

Gambling, CORNHILL, Richardson, Goodluck & Co, Proof Halfpenny, 1795, in silver, robed female standing between lottery wheels, nothing venture nothing have, rev. at the offices of richardson goodluck & co no. 12807 the last prize of £30,000 shared was sold in sixteenths, edge plain, 9.35g/6h (DH Middlesex 468). Usual obverse die flaw, extremely fine, reverse irregularly toned, extremely rare £600-£800

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Provenance: A Collection of 18th Century Trade Tokens, Part II, Mark Rasmussen FPL 9, March 2006 (C 267)