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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £280

Estimate: £100 - £150

London (City), Bishopsgate Street, H.A.A. at the black heart, Farthing, 0.58g/7h (N 6581; BW. 218); W.I.A. at the svnn, Farthings (2), 1.08g/6h (N 6588; BW. 219), 0.94g/6h (N 6588 rev., different obv.; BW. 219); F.M.B. the svgar lofe, Farthing, 0.84g/6h (N 6568; BW. 220); Will Bennet, Farthing, 1657, 0.96g/6h (N 6569; BW. 223); Tho. Blackborne, Farthing, 0.84g/12h (N 6570; BW. 224); W.E.C. at the 3 sqvrels, Farthing, 1.10g/6h (N –; D 225A) [7]. N 6588 var and D 225A fine, both with ‘river’ patina, others in varied state, some rare £100-£150

Footnote

Provenance: N 6588 var bt I. Fine January 1971; others J.L. Wetton Collection, Part II, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 142 (part).

D 225A only illustrated