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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £140

Estimate: £90 - £120

London (City), Doctors’ Commons, G[regory] H[ardwick], Farthing, 1.12g/6h (N 6865; BW. 839); Duke’s Place [Aldgate], John Empson, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.73g/12h (N 6874; BW. 894); Dyers’ Hall [Thames Street], John Jones, Halfpenny, 1666, 1.64g/6h (N 6877; BW. 3106); Exchange Alley, Aurthor Stanley, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.49g/6h (N 6880; BW. 962) [4]. First fine but with large nail piercing, second very fine and patinated, rare, third fair, last excavated £90-£120

Footnote

Provenance: N 6865 SCMB February 1971, bt Seaby May 1971; *N 6874 SNC September 1991 (5930), bt Spink November 1991; N 6880 SNC April 1988 (2389)