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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £85

Estimate: £100 - £150

London (City), Garlick Hill [Thames Street], A[ndrew] B[randon], Farthing, 0.91g/4h (N 7006; BW. 1142); George Yard [Holborn Bridge], Roger Underwood, Halfpenny, 1.35g/6h (N –; D 1474A, recté Halfpenny); Gracechurch Street, Robert Carter, Penny, 1668, 4.26g/12h (N 7025; BW. 1198), I.S.F. the red lyon, Farthing, 1650, 0.92g/6h (N 7020; BW. 1201); Great Conduit [Cheapside], J[ohn] H[eath], Farthing, 0.79g/6h (N 7028 rev., different [earlier] obv.; BW. 583); Green Yard [Leadenhall Street], Will Payne, Halfpenny, 1.31g/9h (N 7039; BW. 1275) [5]. Fair to fine, but first chipped and fourth with attempted piercing, D 1474A extremely rare £100-£150


Provenance: N 7006 SCMB April 1971; N 7020 bt May 1974; N 7025 and 7028 bt Seaby October 1972; D 1474A bt J.G. Scott