Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection

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Date of Auction: 5th June 2019

Sold for £85

Estimate: £100 - £150

Clubs and Societies, Cabbage Society, 1814, brass, cauliflower, cabbage society around, rev. date in wreath, edge thread-milled, 38mm, 27.47g (W 1755; D & W 113/104; cf. DNW 153, 2479). Scratch on obverse and other trifling marks, otherwise about extremely fine, rare £100-£150


Provenance: DNW Auction T13, 2 October 2013, lot 650; bt January 2015.

It is possible that this piece may have a connection with a society of Jewish tradesmen who met in rooms in Paternoster row, underneath a cabbage painted on the ceiling