The Brian Dawson Collection of British Tokens

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Date of Auction: 8th April 2020

Sold for £160

Estimate: £90 - £120

18th Century Tokens, LONDON, Kempson’s Buildings, Pennies (4), all type 2, Bethlem Hospital, 22.63g/6h (DH 48), St Paul’s Covent Garden, 22.09g/6h (DH 52), Ironmongers’ Almshouse, 23.02g/6h (DH 59), St Luke’s Hospital, 23.51g/6h (DH 60) [4]. DH 52 extremely fine with original colour, DH 60 very fine, others about extremely fine but DH 48 lacquered in the past and DH 59 with collectors’ number ‘161’ inked on obverse £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: DH 48 and 52 T.A. Jan Collection, Part I, Spink Auction 26, 9 February 1983, lots 134, 135 (parts); DH 59 D.T. Batty Collection