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

Date of Auction: 4th May 2021

Sold for £260

Estimate: £90 - £120

Shropshire, Wem, William Alanson, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.21g/6h (N 3934, this piece; BW. 97). Weak to right of shield (and corresponding on reverse), otherwise good fine, rare £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: T.E. Tatton Collection, Sotheby Auction, 6-7 November 1911, lot 2 (part); H. Lowe Collection, Spink Auction 7, 5 December 1979, lot 120 (part) [from J.H. Daniels 1911]; Norweb Collection [from N.A. Clark]; SNC April 1994 (2896); bt S.H. Monks January 2000