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

Date of Auction: 4th May 2021

Sold for £120

Estimate: £50 - £70

Norfolk, Great Yarmouth, Borough Farthings, 1669 (8), 2.99g/6h (N 3292a, this piece; BW. 286), 2.47g/6h (N 3293b, this piece; BW. 286), 3.27g/6h (N 3294a, this piece; BW. 286), 3.76g/6h (N 3295, this piece; BW. 286), 2.78g/6h, 2.50g/6h (both N 3296, latter this piece; BW. 286), 1.42g/6h (N 3297, this piece; BW. 286), 1.64g/6h (N 3298b, this piece; BW. 286) [8]. First five fine and better, others in varied state, including all the Norweb plate pieces and known die-pairings for the date £50-£70

Footnote

Provenance: N 3292, 3294, 3297 and 3298 Norweb Collection [3292 and 3294 from Baldwin], Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 321 (part); N 3293, 3295 and 3296 at 2.50g W. Gilbert Collection, Norweb Collection [from Baldwin], Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 321 (part); N 3296 at 2.78g bt J. Whitmore May 1991