The Collection of British Tokens formed by John Rose

Date of Auction: 17th November 2020

Sold for £750

Estimate: £150 - £200

17th Century Tokens, HERTFORDSHIRE, Bishop’s Stortford, Ann Brittaine, octagonal Halfpenny, 1669, 0.89g/12h (N 2149; BW. 43); Hemel Hempstead, William Clifton, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.84g/3h (N 2190; BW. 94), Thomas Turney, Halfpenny, 1664, 1.75g/9h (N 2198; BW. 100); Hitchin, Mary Tristtram, Farthing, 1666, 1.19g/3h (N 2221; BW. 124), Henry Warner, Farthing, 1664, 1.22g/12h (N 2222; BW. 125); Rickmansworth, John Skidmore, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.70g/12h (N 2240; BW. 157); Stevenage, Peter Langtherne, Farthing, 1666, 0.62g/12h (N 2271; BW. 188); Watford, John Morse, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.78g/3h (N 2303; BW. 218) [8]. Fine to very fine, some better, last rare £150-£200

Footnote

Provenance: N 2149 bt J. Bridgeman May 1984; N 2190 bt Spink 1993; N 2198 bt B. Butterworth 1986; N 2221 and 2222 bt Spink 1976; N 2240 bt Cutler Street Market 1976; N 2271 bt S.E. Schwer 1988; *N 2303 bt Stewart Ward 1973