The Brian Dawson Collection of British Tokens

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Date of Auction: 8th April 2020

Sold for £160

Estimate: £120 - £150

18th Century Tokens, LONDON, Westminster, Skidmore’s Clerkenwell series, Penny, House of Lords, rev. fictitious arms, edge i promise to pay on demand the bearer one penny, 24.36g/12h (DH 155). An early striking from the reverse die in unflawed state, tiny obverse rim flaw at 12 o’clock, otherwise extremely fine, reflective patina £120-£150

Footnote

Provenance: T.A. Jan Collection, Part I, Spink Auction 26, 9 February 1983, lot 209