The Brian Dawson Collection of British Tokens

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Date of Auction: 8th April 2020

Sold for £180

Estimate: £80 - £100

17th Century Tokens, DEVON, Colyton, Edward Burd, Farthing, 1657, 0.79g/6h (N 632; BW. 55), Ottery St Mary, Hannyball Follet, Farthing, 0.71g/9h (N 748; BW. 229); DORSET, Dorchester, Borough Farthing, 1669, 1.44g/12h (N 892; BW. 53); GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Cirencester, Isaac Small, Halfpenny, 1.01g/12h (N 1641, BW. 66), Gloucester, City Farthing, 1669, 2.64g/6h (N 1659; BW. 81); SHROPSHIRE, Oswestry, Hugh Edwards, Penny, 1669, 3.72g/12h (N 3904; BW. 56); WILTSHIRE, Marlborough, Thomas Keene, Farthing, 1652, 1.11g/6h (N 5516; BW. 136), Salisbury, City Farthing, 1659, 1.62g/6h (N 5535; BW. 164), Westbury, Thomas Hancocke, Farthing, 1656, 1.10g/12h (N 5616; BW. 261); WORCESTERSHIRE, Evesham, William Brooke, Farthing, 1656, 1.17g/6h (N 5676; BW. 50), Joshua Fransham, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.55g/3h (N 5680; BW. 54), Worcester, Will Chetle, Halfpenny, 2.16g/6h (N 5778; BW. 133), Will Moore, Halfpenny, 1664, 1.72g/3h (N 5755; BW. 153), Edward Pritchett, Halfpenny, [16]67, 1.31g/9h (N 5757; BW. 156), Will Swift, Farthing, 1.17g/12h (N 5769; BW. 163), Halfpenny, 1662, 1.45g/9h (N 5772 rev., different obv.; BW. 160) [16]. Varied state, N 5680 and 5778 pierced £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: Worcestershire mostly bt bt S.R. Porter