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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 1 February 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 1 February 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 39 - Tokens
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
1411
County uncertain - 1794 halfpenny, hope holding anchor 'success to trade & commerce' rev. 'King and Constitution' on scroll, crown & sceptre above, date below (weak) EF with lustre on reverse, edge PAYABLE in London & engrailed. £25 to 30 £20.00
1412
Various - 1792 Lancaster, 1793 North Wales (Druid's head/harp reverse) & Middlesex Mailcoach (JF cypher) halfpennies, first AEF lustre traces, others VF or better. (3) £25 to 35 N/S
1413
Various - decent grade halfpennies of 1791 Macclesfield x2 & Leeds, plus 1794 Bath (Bladud) & Lancaster x2 types, average grade VF. (6) £30 to 40 £34.00
1414
Various - large lot of mostly 18th century halfpenny tokens, incl. some scarcer items. Grades fair to VF. (116) £150 to 250 £330.00
1415
Various 18thC farthing tokens incl. Isaac Newton (2), 1791 Copper Co, Pidcock's Elephant, 1794 Admiral Earl Howe, etc. Average fine. (7) £20 to 30 £60.00
1416
Anglesey - 1787 & 1788 pennies, date above cypher, edge 'ON DEMAND IN LONDON, LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY', VF & fine respectively. (2) £25 to 35 £25.00
1417
Anglesey - 1787 & 1788 pennies, date above cypher, edge 'ON DEMAND IN LONDON, LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY', GF & fair respectively. (2) £15 to 20 £15.00
1418
Burnt Island - 1797 halfpenny, GVF, edge milled, bottle, reverse Burnt Island Vitriol Compy, with date below. £15 to 20 £15.00
1419
Cheshire - Macclesfield halfpenny, Charles Roe, reverse Hive & Bees, R & C cypher, edge LANCASTER LONDON OR BRISTOL, AEF as struck, the strike a little soft. £15 to 25 £24.00
1420
Cork - 1794 halfpenny, fame flying, date below, rev. J. E & Co, Cypher, AVF/VF. Scarce. £10 to 15 £24.00
1421
Dublin - 1794 halfpenny, Justice standing 'TALBORT FYAN GROCER' etc. rev. sugar loaf & brandy bottle with date below, edge PAYABLE DUBLIN, CORK OR DERRY. AEF, 'chocolate' brown. Scarce in high grade. £40 to 60 N/S
1422
Edinburgh - 1790 halfpenny, St. Andrew with cross, date in exergue, reverse Arms of Edinburgh, edge Thomas & Alexander Hutchison, nice EF with lustre traces. £20 to 30 £20.00
1423
Edinburgh - 1791 halfpenny, St. Andrew with cross, date in exergue, reverse sailing ship, edge London, Bristol & Lancaster, AEF, lustre, scarce. £20 to 30 £20.00
1424
Edinburgh - 1791 halfpenny, St. Andrew with cross, date in exergue, reverse Hibernia seated with left arm on harp, edge London, Bristol & Lancaster, GEF. £25 to 30 £25.00
1425
Edinburgh - 1795 halfpenny, Campbells Snuff shop, Turk's head WITHOUT PIPE, rev. Snuff jar only (no. 79) without embellishments, prooflike UNC, edge plain, very rare. £100 to 150 £100.00
1426
Edinburgh - 1796 halfpenny, Campbells Snuff shop, Turk's head smoking pipe, rev. snuff jar etc. edge milled, AEF lustre traces, rare. £75 to 100 £75.00
1427
Essex - Chelmsford halfpenny, possibly two reverses muled: Hope standing with anchor 'PROSPERITY TO OLD ENGLAND' and other side dove flying over Cornucopia, 'PEACE AND PLENTY', AEF, plus another Hope standing, reverse sailing ship, edge CURRENT EVERYWHERE, AVF. (2) £20 to 25 £28.00
1428
Essex - Colchester 1794 halfpenny x3 pieces, Castle with date below, reverse loom, edges: PAYABLE AT CHARLES HEATHS BAY MAKER COLCHESTER. X. VF, dark, plus 2x AVF, once cleaned. £20 to 30 £20.00
1429
Glasgow - undated farthing, Oak Tree 'Let Glasgow Flourish', rev. Glasgow Retailers Token, AEF. £15 to 20 N/S
1430
Glasgow - 1791 halfpenny, Glasgow Arms, rev. River God MDCCXCI in exergue. Payable at the House of Gilbert Shearer. Choice 'dark chocolate' UNC, resembling a bronzed proof, plus another similar, cleaned AVF, payable in London. Lancaster or Bristol. (2) £25 to 40 £28.00
1431
Glasgow - 1794 halfpenny, River God, rev. sailing ship with date in exergue, edge plain rounded. Superb, prooflike UNC with 90% lustre. Very rare in this condition. £30 to 50 £34.00
1432
Glasgow - 1799 farthing, George Randolph & Co, Tobacconists, rev. Negro & ship, date in exergue, edge milled, GVF with light graffiti hidden by toning. Rare. £25 to 30 £25.00
1433
Gloucester - Newent 1796 halfpenny, tree with shield, rev. several thousand etc. edge PAYABLE AT NEWENT & engrailed, EF with rich 'dark chocolate' finish. Rare this nice. £50 to 75 N/S
1434
Hampshire - halfpennies, Southampton 1791 St Bevois, reverse Town Arms, DH89, EF and Portsmouth 1795, John Howard, reverse Britannia, date in exergue resembling currency coin, EF with some lustre, DH57b. Old tickets included. (2) £25 to 40 £30.00
1435
Hampshire - Petersfield 1795 halfpenny, man on horseback, reverse Britannia seated, RULE BRITANNIA, date in exergue. Superb, UNC with lustre. Rare in this condition. £40 to 60 £40.00
1436
Hull - 1791 halfpenny, William III/Arms, 1791, payable at the Warehouse of Jonathan Garton & Co, x2 pieces, AEF once cleaned and VF, plus another, rev St. Andrew with cross, 1791, edge London, Bristol & Lancaster, EF, once cleaned, scarce. (3) £20 to 30 £30.00
1437
Inverness - 1793 halfpenny, rose & thistle, rev. Concordia etc. with Cornucopia, date in stone below, GVF+ with a faint hint of lustre. The rare first date. £50 to 75 £50.00
1438
Ireland & Wales - 18thC halfpennies 1789 Cronebane x2 GVF & VF, 1793 North Wales Druid's head, reverse cypher, GVF, 1793 Coventry Lady Godiva VF. (4) £25 to 30 £48.00
1439
Ireland 1805 ten pence bank token, bold GVF, toned. £25 to 40 £26.00
1440
Leith - 1796 halfpenny x2 pieces, ship & boat by fort, rev. commerce seated holding scales, edge plain, both VF. (2) £15 to 20 £22.00
1441
Lincolnshire - Spalding 1794 halfpenny, Britannia & ships, reverse J. T. cypher in shield, edge T.IENNINGS'S SPALDING & HOLBEACH.X. two pieces, VF & AVF. (2) £15 to 25 £18.00
1442
Middlesex - (undated) Pidcocks series halfpenny. Elephant standing 'PIDCOCKS EXHIBITION' rev. Toucan 'TO THE CURIOUS OBSERVERS' etc. AEF, slight traces of lustre. £30 to 45 £60.00
1443
Middlesex - halfpenny, R. Heslop coin shop (etc.) Nam & Monkey 'Can you do so', edge plain, rare, AEF with nice patina. £50 to 75 N/S
1444
Middlesex - halfpenny, T. Dodd, head of Handle, reverse Lyre in radiated circle, 'CHEAP SHOP FOR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS' AEF as struck, brown, scarce. £35 to 50 N/S
1445
Middlesex - mail coach halfpenny, coach & horses, reverse legend with JF cypher below, nice VF x2 pieces plus F. Shackleton, Royal Arms with supporters, reverse candle mould, edge SUFFOLK STREET HAYMARKET, GVF. (3) £30 to 35 £30.00
1446
Middlesex - halfpennies: Lackington's 1794, DH351 and 1795 DH357, EF & NEF, the first with lustre traces. (2) £20 to 30 £20.00
1447
Middlesex - 1795 halfpenny, Coventry St, filtering stone, reverse 'THE FILTERING STONE WAREHOUSE' a nice VF. £15 to 20 £15.00
1448
Middlesex - halfpenny, Newgate - The Prison, 1795, reverse 'Payable at the Residence,' DH396b, GEF reverse lustre. Includes old ticket priced £8.00 £15 to 25 £15.00
1449
Middlesex - 1797 halfpenny, 'Mail Coach halfpenny with coach & horses' To trade expedition etc. reverse 'To J Palmer Esq. as a token of Gratitude for Benefits received from the establishment of Mailcoaches' with date below, VF & another similar but undated, fine. (2) £15 to 20 £20.00
1450
Montrose - 1799 Lunatic Hospital halfpenny, A/fine scarce, plus Edinburgh, 1796 filtering stone halfpenny, VF, small digs, plus a Brechin halfpenny, plugged & 1797 Forfar halfpenny, VF. (4) £15 to 20 £24.00
1451
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1811 silver shilling, John Robertson, City Arms, reverse female seated, 'Northumberland & Durham 12d', token G/Fine. £15 to 25 £22.00
1452
Norfolk - Norwich 1792 halfpenny, City Arms, reverse shop front with date below, edge 'THE SHOP OF DUNHAM & YALLOP GOLD SMITHS', a nice VF. £15 to 25 N/S
1453
Perth - 1797 halfpenny, David Peters Wine & Spirit shop, still & casks, rev. Arms of Perth with date below, edge diagonal milling, VF, plus another, Yarn & Flax, Maxwell edge. AVF. (2) £15 to 20 £24.00
1454
Perth - 1798 farthing, Monks Tower & Ships, reverse girl watering cloth, edge plain, VF. £15 to 25 £20.00
1455
Shropshire - Coalbrookdale 1789 halfpenny, iron Bridge, edge: payable at Coalbrook - Dale & Ketley, VF, plus 1794 Spalding (Lincs) success to the commerce of Britain halfpenny, fine. (2) £10 to 15 £10.00
1456
Southwark - 1649 farthing, shield in inner circle, reverse HL, 'AT THE GOLDEN REY'. GVF with nice patina, rare. £30 to 50 £34.00
1457
Staffordshire - Leek halfpenny, Caduceus in front of bales, reverse clasped hands & olive branch, edge PAYABLE AT LEEK STAFFORDSHIRE, GVF+, a trace of lustre. £15 to 20 £15.00
1458
Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds halfpenny, Michael Apseys, arms & crest of Bury, rev. 'SUCCESS TO TRADE', kettle above stove, edge plain & rounded. AEF, brown, plus another, Arms & Crest 'SUCCESS TO THE PLOUGH & FLEECE', reverse PAYABLE AT JAMS. GOERS IRONMONGER BURY, GVF. (2) £30 to 35 £30.00
1459
Suffolk - 1666 Debenham farthing, AVGVSTINE CULLYER, reverse CAM in inner circle, IN DEBINHAM, fine. £15 to 25 £15.00
1460
Suffolk - Ipswich 1794 halfpenny, Conder's warehouse x2 pieces, VF scratches & fine, plus 1792 Rochdale (Lancs), man in loom, nice VF, once cleaned. (3) £15 to 20 £15.00
1461
Suffolk - Bungay 1795 halfpenny, hand holding scroll, reverse Justice standing on a pedestal, edge S.PRENTICE S. DELF, M.ABEL. EF with a little lustre, blank cutting overlap at edge. £20 to 25 N/S
1462
Sussex - Winchelsea & Essex - Braintree & Bocking halfpennies, the latter 1794 in Roman numerals. The first Beehive & Bees, the other Hope + Anchor/Building, AVF once cleaned & nice VF dark, respectively. (2) £20 to 25 £34.00
1463
Warwickshire - Birmingham 1793 halfpenny, boy standing, reverse shield 'INDUSTRY HAS ITS SURE REWARD', AEF. £20 to 25 N/S
1464
Westminster - 1651 farthing, MEA in inner circle, reverse IN KING STREETE, fine. £15 to 25 £18.00
1465
Yorkshire - Sheffield 1794 halfpenny, SUCCESS TO TRADE, three men working at anvil, date in exergue 1794, not 1797 as described in Galata catalogue, VF weak in places as struck. Scarce. £25 to 30 £25.00
1466
Yorkshire - penny, Hull lead Works, 1812, AVF and Lothian, 1796 Leith halfpenny, ship sailing by port AVF. (2) £10 to 20 £10.00
 
   
       
   
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