The Brian Dawson Collection of British Tokens

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Date of Auction: 8th April 2020

Sold for £220

Estimate: £80 - £100

17th Century Tokens, BEDFORDSHIRE, Biggleswade, John Bray, Halfpenny, 1668, 2.23g/3h (GO 23; N –; BW. 23); CAMBRIDGESHIRE, Gamlingay, Joseph Harvie, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.98g/3h (N 459; BW. 130), Soham and Herringswell [Suffolk], Mary and John Kent, Farthings, 1666 (2), 1.01g/12h, 0.90g/12h (both N 480; BW. 174), Whittlesey, Robert Ives, Farthing, 0.83g/3h (N 487; BW. 195), Wisbech, John Finch, Farthing, 1666, 0.61g/12h (N 494; BW. 207); ESSEX, Colchester, Thomas Renolds, Farthing, 0.86g/12h (N 1212; BW. 143); LONDON (City), Bishopsgate Without, E.C. at the blew boore, Farthing, 0.95g/6h (N 6642; BW. 277), Gracechurch Street, Robert Carter, Penny, 1668, 4.81g/12h (N 7025; BW. 1198), Holborn, H.M.H. at the kings head, Farthing, 1.21g/6h (N 7095; BW. 1415), Leadenhall Street, T.B.M. at the grocers armes, Farthing, 1.17g/6h (N 7222; BW. 1673), Old Bailey, P.S.E. the black spread eagle, Farthing, 1650, 1.27g/6h (N 7411; BW. 2100) [12]. Varied state, edge of N 7025 hammered up £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: N 459 W. Gilbert Collection, Spink Auction 19, 3 March 1982, lot 14 (part); BW. 23 bt S.R. Porter; N 7411 with Seaby 1964