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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £220

Estimate: £100 - £150

London (City), Bishopsgate Without, Francis Hardy, Farthing, 1666, 0.75g/12h (N 6621; BW. 297); R.S.S. the govlden anchor, Farthing, 0.87g/6h (N 6644; BW. 321); R.K.S. at the movth tavern, Farthing, 0.70g/12h (N 6649; BW. 323); Henry Salter, Farthing, 1667, 0.95g/12h (N 6633; BW. 325); Robert Studd, Farthing, 1.20g/12h (N 6635; BW. 331) [5]. Last two very fine, others in varied state £100-£150

Footnote

Provenance: N 6621 and *6633 R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 642 (part); N 6635 found in the R. Thames outside the Anchor Tavern, Bankside, 1986, Dora Harris Collection, DNW Auction 56, 11 December 2002, lot 497 [from R. Sharman July 1986]; N 6644 SCMB April 1971; N 6649 bt I. Fine April 1972