18th Century Tokens from the Collection formed by the late David Barry Bailey

Date of Auction: 27th August 2020

Sold for £170

Estimate: £80 - £100

Cheshire, Chester, Roe & Co, Kempson’s Halfpenny, 9.73g/6h (DH 5a), Skidmore’s Globe series, Penny, 1797, Chester Castle, 26.10g/6h (DH 1 and Middlesex 121); Macclesfield, Roe & Co, Hancock’s Halfpence (2), 1790, 12.74g/6h (DH 27), 1791, 12.75g/6h (DH 57, no flaw in date), counterfeit Halfpence (2), undated, 9.13g/6h (DH 62), 1791, 9.95g/6h (DH 65a); mule Halfpenny, 1792, 10.22g/6h (DH 81) [7]. DH 5a and 65a extremely fine, DH 27 nearly so but with remains of collector’s number painted below bust, others about very fine, first two with dark patina £80-£100


Provenance: DH 57 and 62 bt K. Stephens; DH 65a bt D.E. Litrenta; DH 81 bt W. McKivor