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 £240

Estimate: £140 - £180

Middlesex (Metropolitan), Saltpetre Yard [East Smithfield], W.E.B. at the cock, Farthing, 1653, 0.99g/6h (N –; BW. 2741); Sentry Gate [Tuthill Street], William Garway, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.37g/3h (N 8713; BW. 2764); Ship Yard [Temple Bar Without], J.D., Halfpenny, 2.30g/12h (N –; BW. 2773), R.G., Halfpenny, 1.59g/9h (N 8933; BW. 2774); Shire Lane [Temple Bar], J.W.D., Halfpenny, 1666, 1.66g/6h (N –; BW. 2777), Will Richardson, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.33g/6h (N 8937; BW. 2783) [6]. BW. 2741 very fine with ‘river’ patina, the only issue for the locality, others in varied state, mostly rare £140-£180

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Provenance: N 8713 bt Spink; N 8937 SNC October 2000 (4818); *BW. 2741 bt Baldwin 1990; BW. 2773 bt Baldwin 1992; BW. 2777 found in the R. Thames at Billingsgate, bt Baldwin