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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £110

Estimate: £80 - £100

London (City), Cow Lane [Smithfield], W.M.T. the shvger lofe, Farthing, 1652, 1.13g/6h (N 6824; BW. 774); Cripplegate, Hen. Cooke, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.06g/12h (N –; D –), I[saac] H[odgkin], Farthing, 1.26g/6h (N 6836; BW. 795); Curriers’ Alley, I.A.W. at the bird in hand, Farthing, 1.06g/6h (N 6849; BW. 817) [4]. N 6836 good fine, second excavated but extremely rare, others about fine £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: *N 6836 bt N.A. Clark; N 6849 H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956, lot 867 (part), R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, B. Bird Collection, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 288 (part), Simmons Mailbid Sale 6, 18 February 1994 (T 16); second bt A.W. Judd