18th Century Tokens from the Collection of the Late David McDonald

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2019

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £200

Tokens, DORSET, Sherborne, Pretor, Pew, Whitty & Pretor, Westwood’s Halfpenny, 1796, frontal elevation of a building, rev. error legend preter, etc, edge plain, 11.86g/6h (DH 8a; Dykes, BNJ 2005, p.136, –). Scratch above preter, otherwise better than very fine and patinated, extremely rare with this edge £150-£200


Provenance: Spink Auction 101, 24 November 1993, lot 412 (part); W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 81 (part); Davissons Mailbid Sale 24, 8 December 2005 (405)