The Brian Dawson Collection of British Tokens

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Date of Auction: 8th April 2020

Sold for £100

Estimate: £80 - £100

17th Century Tokens, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, Aynho, Thomas Norris, Halfpenny, 1.16g/12h (N 3362; BW. 2), Peter Pruce, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.43g/12h (N 3363; BW. 3); Brackley, Bartholomew Attow, Farthing, 1.02g/6h (N 3365b, this piece; BW. 7); Bulwick, William Watts, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.18g/12h (N 3372, this piece; BW. 15); Higham Ferrers, John Chetle, Halfpenny, 1667, 0.86g/3h (N 3383b, this piece; BW. 35), Twyford Worthington, Halfpence, 1656 (2), 2.50g/6h, 2.19g/12h (N 3385a, 3385c, these pieces; BW. 41); Kettering, Thomas Webb, Farthing, 0.80g/3h (N 3388b, this piece; BW. 46); Kings Sutton, Edmund Chandler, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.17g/9h (N 3395b, this piece; BW. 151); Northampton, John Twigden, Halfpenny, 1666, 0.84g/3h (N 3408c, this piece; BW. 85); Oundle, Will Filbrigg, Farthing, 1658, 0.61g/3h (N 3422, this piece; BW. 95); Peterborough, Jone Manisty, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.29g/3h (N 3446, this piece; BW. 130), Richard Tompson, Halfpenny, 1668, 1.89g/12h (N 3451, this piece; BW. 138); Towcester, Thomas Clarke, Farthing, 0.72g/8h (N 3468, this piece; BW. 160); Wellingborough, Richard Manington, Halfpenny, [16]65, 1.74g/9h (N 3481b, this piece; BW. 175), Henry Smith, Farthing, 0.87g/12h (N 3484; BW. 177) [16]. Varied state, N 3481 pierced £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: N 3365, 3372, 3383, both 3385, 3388, 3408, 3422, 3446, 3451, 3468 and 3481 R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lots 338, 340, 342, 346, 348, 350, 351 (parts); N 3395 Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 343 (part) [from Baldwin].

It is possible that the last token in this lot is in reality N 3484a as the weight is a match, but no associated ticket survives