02-10-2018 – 01-01-1970
Historical Medals and Tokens
Historical Medals and Tokens at Dix Noonan Webb’s Live Auction
On 3 October 2018 Dix Noonan Webb will be holding their Live Online Auction of Historical Medals and Tokens with room bidding available at their London offices. Collectors can find among others 17th century’s tokens from distinguished collections.
Lot 3007. Naval Reward, 1649, a small oval struck silver medal by T. Simon, shields of England and Ireland supported from the beam of an anchor, ropework around, mervisti. Extremely fine and toned, extremely rare, probably only six specimens known; with clip and ring for suspension GBP 2,400-3,000.
Material in the categories ranges from British historical medals …
Lot 3217. City of London, Aldersgate Street, Roger Wallman, Halfpenny, 66; John Warner, Halfpenny, 1668 (very fine); Nicholas Warrin, Farthing; Thomas Wearg[e], Farthing, Halfpenny; John Wickins, Halfpenny . From the Collection of Quentin Archer. About very fine and with ‘river’ patina, others generally about fine, several very rare. GBP 150-200.
… to tokens from 17th century’s London from the Collection of Quentin Archer (Part III), …
Lot 3251. DEVON, Great Torrington, Anthony Denis, Halfpenny, 2.16g/3h (N 813; BW. 343); DORSET, Beaminster, Lancelot Cox, Farthing, 1667, 0.98g/6h (N 845; BW. 5), Dorchester, Borough Farthing, 1669, obv. brockage, 2.20g (N 887-9; BW. 53-6), Shaftesbury, Richard Prittell, Farthing, 1.19g/6h (N 961; BW. 151); GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Bristol, City Farthing [1577+], 2.29g/6h (N 1445; BW. 22), Stroud, William Hopton, Farthing, 1655, 1.28g/9h (N 1716; BW. 161); SOMERSET, Bath, City Farthing, 1670, 3.33g/12h (N 3951; BW. 6), Taunton, John Tubb, Farthing, 1666, 1.14g/3h (N 4147; BW. 289), Yeovil, Phillip Haynes, Farthing, 1655, 0.79g/12h (N 4185; BW. 336); WILTSHIRE, Salisbury, City Farthing, 1659, 1.37g/6h (N 5535; BW. 164), Simon Rolfe, Halfpenny, 1666, 2.42g/6h (N 5574; BW. 222); together with Bristol Farthings, 1662 (2) . From the Collection of Iain Thomson. Except N 1445 those described described generally fine or better, last two in varied state GBP 200-260.
… 17th century’s tokens from the Collection of Iain Thomson …
Lot 3301. Shropshire, Dawley, Gilbert Gilpin, Halfpenny, 1811, legend around sells chains for pits cranes &c, etc, rev. boar running right, edge neatly grained, 8.69g/6h (W 718, this piece illustrated). From the Collection of the Late Francis Cokayne. Virtually as struck with full original colour, of the highest rarity; superior to the British Museum specimen. GBP 600-800.
… to 19th century’s tokens from the Collection of the Late Francis Cokayne.
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