Tokens, Tickets and Passes, Historical Medals

To be Sold on: 26th May 2020

Estimate: £400 - £600

19th Century Tokens, Not Local, British: Uncertain issuer, Three Shillings and Fourpence, bee-hive and bees, rev. value in wreath, edge plain, 13.77g/6h (D 1). Tiny rim nick on reverse at 3 o’clock, otherwise about extremely fine, reverse better, of the highest rarity; the only specimen to have appeared at auction since World War II £400-£600

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19th Century Tokens, Not Local, British: Uncertain issuer, Three Shillings and Fourpence, bee-hive and bees, rev. value in wreath, edge plain, 13.77g/6h (D 1). Tiny rim nick on reverse at 3 o’clock, otherwise about extremely fine, reverse better, of the highest rarity; the only specimen to have appeared at auction since World War II £400-£600
Provenance: Jean Elsen Auction 52 (Brussels), 13 December 1997, lot 179; W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1555.

An unusual denomination, equivalent to one-sixth of a pound and one of the very few silver tokens of which a specimen apparently was never owned by Francis Cokayne