British Tokens

British Tokens (1 October 2014) 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...
David Young

David Young

I cannot remember a time when I was not collecting coins or tokens. Like many, my interest began with coins taken from change and the foreign coins which my Father brought back from his overseas trips. I was also fortunate that Fred Baldwin was a family friend who gave me books and coins, together w...
Ronald A Ward

Ronald A Ward

I was born in New York City in 1929 and moved to Larchmont and Mamaroneck, NY, when I attended elementary and high schools. At the time, portions of these suburbs were quite wooded and I became interested in natural history. Consequently I attended scout camp and became an assistant in the nature lo...
Ivor Devereux

Ivor Devereux

Ivor Francis William Devereux was born in Warlingham, Surrey on 21 October 1912. One of five children and part of a family that frequently moved home, Ivor spent his childhood growing up in a variety of places, mainly across the south of England.Ivor was always interested in learning about the world...
Sir Richard Hayward, C.B.E.

Sir Richard Hayward, C.B.E.

Richard Arthur Hayward, born on 14 March 1910, was one of three sons of a postman in Catford, south London. He attended Catford Central School, where he excelled at sport, particularly cricket and football. He left school in 1924 and, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, joined...