The Collection of London 17th Century Tokens Formed by the Late Cole Danehower

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Date of Auction: 27th August 2020

Sold for £400

Estimate: £300 - £400

London (City), Bear Quay [Thames Street], Phillip Stower, Farthing, 0.84g/12h (N 6539; BW. Southwark 152); Castle Yard [Holborn], Ann Saunders, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.09g/12h (N –; BW. 1458), John Walker, Halfpenny, 1.69g/6h (N 6741; BW. Southwark 207); Doctors’ Commons, G[regory] H[ardwick], Farthing, 0.89g/6h (N 6865; BW. 839); Dove Court [Lombard Street], uncertain issuer, at ye 6 bells, Penny, 2.99g/3h (N 6866; BW. 1758); Dowgate, Gilbert Hough, Farthing, 0.67g/12h (N –; BW. 849), S.P., Twopence, 1.33g/6h (N –; BW. 851); Duke’s Place [Aldgate], John Empson, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.29g/9h (N 6874 rev., different obv.; BW. 894), Richard Weeden, Halfpenny, 1667, 3.01g/12h (N –; D –) [9]. Last fair but of the highest rarity and unusual as a coffee-house Halfpenny, others mostly fine to very fine, some rare
£300-£400

Footnote

Provenance: N 6539 W.J. Faulkner Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 May 1940, lot 153 (part), J.L. Wetton Collection, P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 89 (part) [from N.A. Clark January 1990]; N 6741 J.L. Wetton Collection, bt Spink 1991; N 6865 and BW. 851 P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 101 (part) [6865 from N. Mills July 1984, 851 from P.H. Mernick May 1987]; N 6866 J.L. Wetton Collection, P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 114 (part) [from R.A. Shuttlewood]; N 6874 var bt Baldwin October 1991; *BW. 849 bt Baldwin; BW. 1458 P.C. Deane Collection, P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 112 (part) [from N. Mills July 1983]; last SNC August 2001 (TT 1100)