18th Century British Trade Tokens

18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011) Catalogue Cover

Named Collections

David Brandon Griffiths

David Brandon Griffiths

David Griffiths was born in Conway, North Wales, on 8 November 1940, moving to London when he was five. Like many expatriates, he became very keen to retain his links with his mother country, and in addition to representing it at athletics in sprint events, he realised how interesting it was to link...
Robinson S Brown, Jr

Robinson S Brown, Jr

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, on 6 May 1917, Robinson Swearingen Brown Jr, or 'Robbie' to his many friends, was the grandson of George Garvin Brown (1846-1917), a pharmaceutical salesman who, with his half-brother John Thompson Street Brown Jr, established J.T.S. Brown & Bro., whiskey blenders a...
Dr Allen Bennett

Dr Allen Bennett

My fascination with numismatics started in the 1950s. A kindly middle-aged gentleman, Aldo Basso, had a small coin shop on 25th Avenue in San Mateo, California. Many happy hours were spent in that pipe smoke-saturated cubby hole studying his inventory. I formed a nice United States type collection f...