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

Date of Auction: 4th May 2021

Sold for £150

Estimate: £90 - £120

Norfolk, Norwich, City Farthings (15), 1668 (5), 5.42g/12h, 3.41g/12h (both N 3116, former 3116b, this piece; BW. 226), 3.27g/12h (N 3117c, this piece; BW. 227), 4.44g/12h (N 3118, this piece; BW. 227), 4.38g/12h (N 3119, this piece; BW. 227), 1670 (10), 3.77g/6h (N 3120, this piece; BW. 228), 4.79g/6h, 3.42g/6h (both N 3121, former this piece; BW. 228), 2.95g/3h (N 3122b, this piece; BW. 228), 4.11g/12h, 4.00g/12h, 2.45g/12h (all N 3123, second 3123b, this piece; BW. 228), 4.44g/12h (N 3124a, this piece; BW. 228), 2.36g/12h (N 3125, this piece; BW. 228), 3.26g/12h (N 3126b, this piece; BW. 228) [15]. N 3117 and 3120 very fine, others mostly fine, including all the Norweb plate pieces and known die-pairings for these dates £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: N 3116 at 4.42g, 3117, 3119 and 3121 W. Gilbert Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 308 (part) [from Baldwin]; N 3116 at 3.41g bt N.A. Clark January 1977; N 3118, 3120, 3123 at 4.00g, 3124, 3125 and 3126 Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 308 (part) [3120 and 3122 from H.R. Stephens 1965, 3123 from Baldwin]; N 3121 at 3.42g bt Brighton Coin Shop October 1987; N 3123 at 4.11g bt N.A. Clark June 1977; N 3123 at 2.45g bt December 1975