The Collection of 17th Century Tokens formed by the late Robert Thompson

Date of Auction: 4th May 2021

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £200

Norfolk, Great Yarmouth, Borough Farthings, 1667 (13), 2.80g/12h (N 3273a, this piece; BW. 284), 2.68g/12h (N 3274c, this piece; BW. 285), 2.41g/12h, 2.41g/12h, 1.47g/12h (all N 3275, first 3275b, this piece; BW. 285), 2.72g/12h, 2.03g/12h (both N 3276, former 3276a, this piece; BW. 285), 2.70g/12h (N 3277, this piece; BW. 285), 2.57g/6h (N 3278a, this piece; BW. 285), 3.18g/6h (N 3279a, this piece; BW. 285), 2.46g/6h (N 3280c, this piece; BW. 285), 2.77g/6h (N 3281a, this piece; BW. 285), 3.59g/6h (N 3282a, this piece; BW. 285) [13]. Norweb pieces mostly very fine and the plate pieces, others in varied state, a good group £150-£200

Footnote

Provenance: N 3273 W. Gilbert Collection, R.A. Nott Collection [from Baldwin], Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 321 (part); N 3274, one 3275 at 2.41g, 3276 at 2.72g, *3277, 3278, 3279, 3280 and 3281 W. Gilbert Collection, Norweb Collection [from Baldwin], Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 321 (part); other N 3275 at 2.41g bt N.A. Clark July 1977; N 3275 at 1.47g bt J. Whitmore May 1991; N 3276 at 2.03g bt N.A. Clark June 1977; N 3282 Norweb Collection [from Baldwin], Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 321 (part)