The Collection of British Tokens formed by John Rose

Date of Auction: 17th November 2020

Sold for £180

Estimate: £80 - £100

17th Century Tokens, BEDFORDSHIRE, Biggleswade, William Parnell, Farthing, 0.88g/6h (GO 24; N 19; BW 24); BERKSHIRE, Faringdon, Richard Fowler, heart-shaped Halfpenny, 1669, 1.86g/12h (N 1781; BW. 23), Maidenhead, Edmond Stone, Farthing, 0.88g/9h (N 101; BW. 49), Newbury, Borough Farthing, 1657, 1.10g/6h (N 106; BW. 55), Reading, Moses Lamb, Farthing, 0.91g/6h (N 159; BW. 91), Wokingham, Thomas May, Farthing, 1.09g/3h (N 275; BW. 185); BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, Chesham, Thomas Hall, heart-shaped Halfpenny, 1.26g/12h (BM 63; N 304 rev., different [earlier] obv.; BW. 49) [7]. N 19 poor, others fine to very fine but N 304 var and 1781 pierced £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: N 106 bt Cutler Street Market 1978; N 159 D.L. Smith Collection, bt 2005; N 275 bt 1978; N 304 var bt 1987; N 1781 bt M.J. Dickinson 1988