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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £160

Estimate: £200 - £260

London (City), Chick Lane, Thomas Cowly, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.29g/3h (N 6772, this piece; BW. 607); Will Crouch, Farthing, 1663, 0.56g/12h (N 6773, this piece; D 607B); Richard Hallet, Farthing, 1659, 1.03g/6h (N 6776, this piece; BW. 611); Henry Knight, Halfpenny, 1669, 2.45g/6h (N 6777a, this piece; BW. 613); John Mason, Farthing, 0.79g/6h (N 6778a, this piece; BW. 615); Richard Rawllinson, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.78g/12h (N 6779, this piece; BW. 616); Robert West, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.20g/9h (N 6780, this piece; BW. 619) [7]. N 6780 fair, others about fine and better but N 6778 broken in two, some rare £200-£260

Footnote

Provenance: *N 6773 H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956, lot 867 (part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 287 (part); N 6778 and 6780 R.J. Carthew Collection, R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 287 (part); others R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 287 (part)