The Brian Dawson Collection of British Tokens

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Date of Auction: 8th April 2020

Sold for £140

Estimate: £70 - £90

17th Century Tokens, NORFOLK, Foulsham, Edward Benn, Farthing, 1668, 1.04g/12h (N 3048b, this piece; BW. 48); Great Yarmouth, Edward Owner, Farthing, 1.15g/6h (N 3343; BW. 332); Hingham, William Rix, Farthing, 1659, 1.08g/6h (N 3062a, this piece; BW. 56); King’s Lynn, John Ringstead, Farthing, 1658, 0.69g/6h (N 3094; BW. 95); Norwich, City Farthings (2), 1667, 3.42g/6h (N 3115b, this piece; BW. 225), 2.74g/12h (N 3116f, this piece; BW. 226), James Brockden, Farthing, 1664, 0.67g/9h (N 3136; BW. 125), Robert Duglas, Farthing, 1.10g/12h (N 3150c, this piece; BW. 139), George Hall, Farthing, 1664, 1.48g/3h (N 3158; BW. 149); Stratton St Mary, Robert Bayly, Farthing, 1654, 0.88g/6h (N 3238b, this piece; BW. 242); Swaffham, Thomas Cannon, Farthing, 1658, 1.25g/6h (N 3239a, this piece; BW. 244); Thetford, William Flanner, Farthing, 1669, 0.68g/6h (N 3248; BW. 254); Wells-next-the-Sea, Richard Mansuar, Farthing, 0.86g/6h (N 3266a, this piece; BW. 277) [13]. N 3248 very fine and patinated, others in varied state, N 3136 pierced £70-£90

Footnote

Provenance: N 3048, 3062, 3116, 3150, 3238, 3239 and 3266 Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lots 292, 331, 332, 334 (parts); N 3115 W. Gilbert Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 332 (part) [from Baldwin]