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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £220

Estimate: £90 - £120

London (City), Bishopsgate Street, Richard Dowding, Halfpenny, 1670, 1.40g/9h (N 6591; BW. 229), John Hearne, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.58g/12h (N 6572; BW. 235), R.S.M. the shvger lofe, Farthing, 1.10g/6h (N 6587; BW. 244), Edw[ard] Nourse, Farthing, 1666, 8.91g/6h (N 6592; BW. 247), R[ichard] R[obinson], Farthing, 0.93g/6h (N 6583; BW. 249); Bishopsgate Within, Charls Collins, Farthing, 1.15g/3h (N 6595; BW. 227), Henry Gullifer, Penny, 1668, 2.77g/9h (N 6597; BW. 231), G. Harding, Farthing, 1.09g/6h (N –; BW. 233) [8]. N 6572 and 6592 about fine, others in varied state, some scarce
£90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: N 6583 J.L. Short Collection, Spink Auction 90, 17 March 1992, lot 587 (part); N 6587 and 6592 R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 642 (part); others J.L. Wetton Collection, Part II, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 142 (part) [*N 6572 from N.A. Clark]