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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £200

Estimate: £80 - £100

London (City), Broad Street, E.A.B. at the white horse, Farthings, 1658 (2), 0.99g/6h (N 6715 obv., different rev.; BW. 429), 1.15g/6h (N 6716 rev., different obv.; BW. 429); Budge Row [Cannon Street], I.M.C. at the shipe taverne, Farthing, 1649, 0.89g/6h (N –; D 440A); Cheapside, W.R. at ye maremade, Halfpenny, 3.78g/12h (N –; BW. 595) [4]. Second and third good fine, latter with ‘river’ patina, others in varied state, first pierced £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: N 6715 var W.J. Faulkner Collection duplicates, Sotheby Auction, 24 January 1979, lot 149 (part), bt S.E. Schwer January 1980; *N 6716 var bt Seaby April 1970; D 440A Simmons Mailbid Sale 31, 25 May 2004 (65)