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

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £170

Estimate: £180 - £220

London (City), Holborn Bridge, W[illiam] Birch, Farthings (2), 1.08g/6h, 0.63g/6h (both N 7105, latter this piece; BW. 1368); Robert Booth, Farthing, 1.84g/12h (N 7107a, this piece; BW. 1375); T[homas] P[argiter], Farthing, 0.59g/6h (N 7114, this piece; BW. 1445); Mathias Pytman, Farthing, 1.27g/12h (N 7108, this piece; BW. 1450); John Skarvill, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.45g/12h (N 7109b, this piece; BW. 1466); John Stelle, Halfpenny, 1.21g/12h (N 7110, this piece; BW. 1467) [7]. N 7107 very fine with pleasing brown patina, N 7105 at 0.63g and 7114 mediocre, others about fine and better, N 7109 very rare £180-£220

Footnote

Provenance: N 7105 at 1.08g bt Seaby October 1972; N 7105 at 0.63g, *7107, 7108 and 7109 R.A. Nott Collection, Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 326 (part); N 7110 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 326 (part); N 7114 Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 326 (part)