Tokens, Tickets and Passes, Historical Medals

To be Sold on: 26th May 2020

Estimate: £300 - £400

18th Century Tokens, MIDLOTHIAN, Edinburgh, issuer uncertain, Halfpenny, 1796, tower within ornamented oval, rev. buck’s head crest, edge plain, 9.73g/6h (DH 5). Striking flaw in edge and planchet flaw on stag’s neck, otherwise extremely fine and patinated, very rare; the finest specimen seen by the cataloguer in commerce £300-£400

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18th Century Tokens, MIDLOTHIAN, Edinburgh, issuer uncertain, Halfpenny, 1796, tower within ornamented oval, rev. buck’s head crest, edge plain, 9.73g/6h (DH 5). Striking flaw in edge and planchet flaw on stag’s neck, otherwise extremely fine and patinated, very rare; the finest specimen seen by the cataloguer in commerce £300-£400
Provenance: W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1292 [from Spink 1987]; D. McDonald Collection, DNW Auction T17, 3 October 2019, lot 697