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1 17th Century (7) Dorset (5) Dorchester Farthings Town issue 1669 (2) W.53/6 VG and Fine, Dorchester Halfpenny Philip Stansbie undated W.80 About Fine, with green patina, Lyme Regis Farthing 1669 VG with some corrosion, Melcombe Regis Farthing 1656 W.101/2 VG with green patina, Hampshire Southampton 1666 William Bower W.188 NF with green patina, Gloucestershire - Bristol Farthing Town issue 1670 W.20 VG £20 - £40
2 17th Century Cambridgeshire (5) Halfpenny, Chatteris - Robert Dring, undated, Dickinson 88, previously in two pieces and neatly re-joined, VG with shortage of flan between 3 and 5 o'clock, rare and unpriced by Dickinson, Farthing, Ely - John Gayer, Dickinson 107 Fair, Farthing, Ely 1661 - Will Turkington, Dickinson 121 VG, Farthing, Soham 1654 Hovell Ioanes, Dickinson 171 Fine, slightly uneven on parts of the edge, Farthing, Wisbech - J.Finch, Dickinson 206 Fine/Near Fine £50 - £100
3 17th Century Halfpenny Lincolnshire 1667 George Beale W.269A VG £10 - £30
4 17th Century Hampshire (11) Halfpenny Alresford, undated, James Withers Dickinson 3, NVG, Farthing Andover 1666 Town issue, Dickinson 13 NVF, Farthing Andover William Gold, Dickinson 20, Fine with an edge cut, Farthing Alton, 1652 Town issue, Dickinson 6, Fine, Farthing Basingstoke, J.Watts Dickinson 42 VG, Farthing Basingstoke, John Coleman 1652, Dickinson 33, VG, Farthing Basingstoke, undated, B.Reve Dickinson 38 Fine, Farthing Portsmouth, J.Eastman 1667 Dickinson 139B VG, Farthing Lymington, B.Bulkly, undated, Dickinson 88, Near Fine, Farthing Lymington, Bartholomew Harmood, Dickinson 92, Near Fine, Farthing Winchester William Over, Dickinson 223 About Fine £90 - £120
5 17th Century Kent (12) Canterbury, undated, Sibb Smith W.77/8 VG, Gravesend, Iacob Parsson 1651 W.302 About Fine, Gravesend, Iohn Watson 1653 W.308 VG, Greenwich, undated, E.B At The George W.314/7 VG, Lydd 1662 3 Cloves W.377 NVG, Maidstone undated, James Ruse W.385 VG, Maidstone, undated, Richard Wicking W.397 Fair, Margate, undated, Ioseph Mackrith W.410 Fair, Milton-next-Sittingbourne, undated, William Bissy W.430 VG, Rochester Alice Cobham 1651 W.464 NVG, Rochester Ioseph Travers 1666 W.478 VG, Sturry 1650 Thomas Ihonson W.542/3 Fine, all with the respective attributions £170 - £220
6 17th Century Kent (13) Honychild 354, Thomas Foord 1667 Lenham 372, James Ruse Maidstone 385, Elizabeth Webb Maidstone 393, Francis Chambers West Malling 400, Steven Greedier Margate 405, Joseph Mackrith Margate 410, Milton-Next-Gravesend 419, Milton-Next-Sittingbourne 430, Milton Cheny Bourne 431, Ramsgate 453, Thomas Palmer Rochester 475, Rochester 478, Fair to Fine, most with attributions £220 - £260
7 17th Century Kent (18) Brookland 1671, 39 John Eve , undated Canterbury 77/8, Sibb Smith, undated Thomas Parkson Deal 154, undated Moyses and Potter Deal 158, 1651 CD AT THE LEOPOLDVS Dover 209, Eltham 248, Gravesend (3) Iacob Parsonn 301, A.M.W At the San 306, John Watson 308, At The George in Greenwich, Greenwich 314, Robert Hovend, Harrietsham 346, Sandwich 1656 Danill Pickley 501, Sittingbourne 524 John Milway, Sevenoaks, Nathll Owen 1669 Octagonal (holed) , Sittingbourne 525 Thomas Pearce, 1650 Thomas Johnson Sturry 542/3, John Solley Wingham 569, Charles Allfrey Wrotham 579 in mixed grades Poor to Fine, many with attributions £260 - £300
8 17th Century Norfolk (8) Farthing Diss, Town issue 1669 Dickinson 27 Fine, Farthing Norwich, James Brockden 1664 Dickinson 125 Near Fine with an edge chip, Farthing Norwich, Edward Buxton 1653, Dickinson 128 VG, Farthing Norwich Peter Deale 1664 Dickinson 135 About Fine, Farthing Norwich, George Hall 1653 Dickinson 149 NVG/VG, Farthing Norwich, Thomas Rayner, Dickinson 187 Fine, Farthing Thetford, William Flanner 1669 Dickinson 254, About Fine, Farthing Yarmouth Borough 1667 Dickinson 284/5 Fine £50 - £100
9 Augustus Cove, London medalet in the style of an 18th Century Halfpenny Token 27mm diameter and in copper weighing 6.8 grammes, die axis upright, Augustus Cove a dealer in China and Glass, was criminally and unjustly treated by the Grand Junction Canal Company. The sorry tale began when Cove took a lease on a wharf at Paddington basin. What followed is told in Cove's book which is named on the medalet. The second edition of the book ran to 185 pages. Obverse: BEWARE OF THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL COMP.Y SOME OF WHOSE FRAUD, OPPRESSION, PERJURY, FORGERY, & ROBBERY &Ca, ARE SET FORTH IN ...Reverse: .AUGUSTUS COVE'S PUBLICATIONS. ENTITLED THE TOCSIN SOUNDED OR THE BULL TAKEN BY THE HORNS &c TO BE HAD OF THE BOOKSELLERS Lustrous About UNC toning, with a few spots, Rare £130 - £160
10 Farthing 17th Century Durham - Barnard Castle, undated, Will Hutchinson, Dickinson 7, NVF with some double striking on both sides £20 - £50
11 Farthing 17th Century Norfolk - New Buckenham, 1667 Tho. Youngman, Grocer, Dickinson 110, VG with green patina, rare and unpriced by Dickinson £20 - £50
12 Germany - Adolf Hitler Medal 45.5mm diameter in Meissen porcelain, Reverse Swastika with red, black and gold decoration, about as made, in a red presentation box £80 - £100
13 Halfcrown 19th Century Gloucestershire- Gloucester undated Davis 4, NEF with attractive old tone, the obverse with some thin scratches £80 - £160
14 Halfpennies (2) 18th Century Middlesex Lackingtons undated, J.Palmer Mailcoaches DH363 EF with traces of lustre, 19th Century Middlesex Private Token undated, J.Henry Dealer in Coins and Medals A/UNC and nicely toned £40 - £60
15 Halfpennies 18th Century (10) in mixed grades to VF, as part of a group of Medals and Tokens (72), also includes mother of Pearl Gaming tokens (4), a Papal medal Innocent IX 1590 (42mm diameter in lead?) Fine, in mixed grades £80 - £100
16 Halfpennies 18th Century (4) Bedfordshire - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Girl making lace/Lamb, edge Chambers, Langston Hall DH3c EF, Cambridgeshire - County 179 Druid's Head/Beehive DH12 GEF and nicely toned, Devon - Plymouth 1796 Spinning Wheel/Loom DH12 NEF, Gloucester - Brimscombe Port 1795 DH60 Barge/Tunnel entrance EF £80 - £120
17 Halfpennies 18th Century (4) Yorkshire (2) Huddersfield 1793 Grocers Arms/East India House DH15 GVF/VF, York 1795 Cathedral/Castle and Drawbridge DH63 EF with traces of surface residue, Dublin - Parkers 1794 Female seated resting upon an anchor/Register stove DH351 NEF/EF, Lothian - Leith 1797 Ship sailing/Britannia DH21 EF £60 - £80
18 Halfpennies 18th Century (45) a wide variety, from circulation generally collectable F - VF £220 - £320
19 Halfpennies 18th Century (5) Cheshire - Macclesfield 1789 Right hand bee below I DH12, GVF, Cheshire - Macclesfield 1791 DH31 Top bar points to second limb of second N, VF/GVF, Lancashire - Liverpool 1791 DH68 (2) Straight 1,bowspirit below the centre of the Y GVF and EF, Yorkshire - Hull 1791 Equestrian Statue of William III DH19 GEF and nicely toned £80 - £100
20 Halfpennies 18th Century (5) Lothian - Edinburgh 1790 DH23 A/UNC, Lanarkshire - Glasgow (2) 1791 R.D. below date, DH2 struck on a thick flan with O instead of CO at the end of the edge legend, EF with some scratches, 1791 Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dumfries edge DH3 GVF, Warwickshire - Coventry 1793 Lady Godiva, Birmingham, London or Bristol edge DH238 EF, Middlesex - Newgate 1794 DH393 No stop after date, Milled edge, About EF £70 - £90
21 Halfpennies 18th Century (6) Hampshire - Emsworth 1795 Earl Howe/Sailing ship left, Lancaster, London or Bristol edge DH30 EF, Hertfordshire - Stortford 1795 Shield of Arms, Crest and Motto/View of a river with barges GEF toned, Kent (2) Hawkhurst 1794 CGH cypher and wheatsheaf/Kentish horse in a shield, edge Charles Hider DH30 EF, Lamberhurst 1794 Shield of Arms of Chichester/Shield of Arms of Canterbury DH35 EF, Lincolnshire (2) Spalding 1794 Standing Britannia with Lion below/Demi lion on shield, a cypher within, Demi-lion's tail further from the H of HALFPENNY DH5 GVF, Spalding 1794 Standing Britannia with Lion below/Demi Lion on shield, a cypher within, Demi-lion's tail further from the H of HALFPENNY, edge I.IORDANS SPALDING & HOLBEACH DH6a GEF £100 - £120
22 Halfpennies 18th Century (7) Middlesex (2) 1795 Davidson's - Female seated/Hands holding crowned triangle DH295 NEF, undated National Series - Conjoined portraits/A Man-of war sailing DH945 NEF, Norfolk (3) Norwich, Hanging fleece/Norwich Castle DH12 EF, Norwich undated DH24 Bottle/Figure of Hope standing EF, Norwich 1792 City Shield of Arms/Shop front in a circle DH28 About EF, Somerset - Bath (2) undated John Howard/Female seated, DH36D GVF, Bath 1794 Camel/India House DH50 EF £90 - £120
23 Halfpennies 18th Century (7) Suffolk (3) Bury undated Gateway/Open book, Leatherdales edge DH29, EF with traces of lustre, Bury undated Gateway/Open book DH29 Coarse milled edge DH29d NEF toned, Ipswich undated, Town Arms with supporters/Man ploughing and ship sailing DH34 NEF, Warwickshire - Birmingham 1793 Figure of a boy/Shield with hedgehogs DH50 NEF, Birmingham - Bissets Temple interior, with hanging pictures/Ornaments of spar DH120 NEF, Wiltshire (2) Holt undated, Fame standing/Legend in 6 lines, DH3 Milled edge Near EF, Salisbury 1796 Grocers Arms and supporters/Cathedral Church of Sarum DH21 GVF, £90 - £120
24 Halfpennies 19th Century Wellington (6) Non-Local undated Withers 1498 Good Fine, undated Withers 1499 Good Fine, 1813 Withers 1501 VF, 1813 Marquis Wellington, Withers 1565 Fine, 1814 W.1571 Fine/Good Fine, 1814 W.1572 Near Fine, some Rare, all with attributions, along with Canada Contemporary counterfeit Halfpenny Tokens 1812 (4) Head of George III, Withers 1450-1479 weight between 5.0 and 6.4 grammes, VG to Fine an unusual group, Note: the original strikings weighed in excess of 8 grammes and circulated in Britain, the copies weighing around 6 grammes were imported into Canada by Joseph Tiffin. Imitations gradually declined to around 5 grammes and became more crude and were struck in brass in Canada £140 - £160
25 Halfpenny 17th Century London - Drury Lane, William Patteshall, undated, Dickinson 878 Fine £20 - £40
26 Medals and Tokens (over 450) includes machine, transport and telephone tokens, sports medals and passes, mostly modern issues a wide variety in mixed grades £40 - £80
27 Medieval Lead Tokens (circa 500) some in better grades, housed in trays in a carrying case £200 - £400
28 Penny 18th Century Anglesey 1787 4 acorns at tie, thick wreath, date above cypher, 1 between N and Y, DH42 GVF, Halfpennies 18th Century (6) Cheshire - Macclesfield (3) 1789 DH 13/14 (threads on screw not visible) NVF, 1790 DH26 About VF, 1790 DH16, Lancashire - Liverpool 1791 DH67 VF, Middlesex - Masonic 1790 DH370b VF, Penny 19th Century Birmingham and Neath/Crown Copper Company 1811 GVF £100 - £150
29 Perthshire - Deanston Adelphi Cotton Works, countermarked on a George III Halfpenny 1770-1775, Woolsack reverse, 6.54 grammes, approaching Fine for issue, host coin Poor £50 - £125
30 Scotland Communion Tokens (2) Kilmarnock 1778 on a square flan Minister I.K , Perth - Four Parishes of Perth - Erected 1807 Minister John Findlay, on an oval flan, Fine, Halfpennies 18th Century Scotland (12) a good mix includes Glasgow, Leith, Edinburgh. Montrose and Dundee types, in mixed grades Near Fine to VF, many with attribution tickets £60 - £80
31 Scotland, Communion Tokens (8) Free Church of Scotland 1843 (4) and St.Ninian's Relief Church (4) Fine to GVF, along with Florin 1887 the reverse enamelled in 6 colours, fair workmanship, pin mounted £60 - £80
32 Shilling 19th Century Lincolnshire - 1812 Epworth T.& W.Reed, Davis 4, in an NGC holder and graded MS62, Ex-Eric.P.Newman Collection £200 - £300
33 Theatre Token countermarked on a France 10 Centimes 1854A, 'EMPIRE IMMENSE SUCCESS THEATRE' Countermark Fine, coin VG, Inn/Pub Tokens (2) Twopence undated John Brown Oddfellows Arms, Tunstall About VF, Threehalfpence John Markey Primrose Hill Retreat, Fine with pitted surfaces £50 - £75
34 Tokens (55) the majority 18th Century Halfpennies with some Farthings and a few other types the majority in collectable grades £300 - £400
35 Tokens a mixed group includes Penny Herefordshire 1796 Good Fine, Halfpenny Tokens 18th Century (7) VG to NVF,19th Century Farthing Tokens (11) Fine to GVF, one holed, Waggon Ticket 1831 Eglinton Colliery Fine, One Shilling and Sixpence Bank Token 1814 a contemporary Counterfeit in base metal, and a copper box made from 10 George III Halfpennies, About Fine £100 - £150
36 Unofficial Farthing Tokens (12) Lancashire (5) Bolton - John Carrie, Tea Dealer Bell 1090 Fine, Manchester Falkner Brothers General Drapers Bell 3280 Fine, Manchester Labrey Entwisle & Co Tea Dealers Bell 3400 Fine, William Scott & Co. Family Grocers and Tea Dealers, Bell 3530, Fine, Oldham - Benjamin Fielding , Corn Dealer, Bell 4220 NVF, Norfolk (2) Norwich James Creak, General Warehouseman, Bell 3980 VF, Yarmouth - S.Lessey, Grocer and Tea Dealer, Bell 5260 NVF, Staffordshire - Bilston T.& F. Lewis Tea Dealers, Bell 230 VF, Warwickshire - Birmingham J.Gargory, Optician Bell 407 Good Fine, holed, Northumberland - Newcastle-upon-Tyne Greaves for Tea, Bell 3820 GVF, Gloucestershire (2) Gloucester, W.Crump - Tea Dealers Bell 1650 GVF/VF, Cirencester, W.Hawkins Tea Dealer, Bell 1400 Fine £100 - £120
37 Unofficial Farthing Tokens (3) Wales - Monmouthshire, Abergavenny J.H.Conway Grocer, Tea & Coffee Dealer Bell 7546 NVF, Ireland - Dublin (2) undated, Todd Burns & Co. Tailors Drapers and General Furnishers 47 Mary St. Dublin Bell 6320 Fine, Byrne & Co. Tea and Wine Merchants, 6&7 Granby Row Bell 5970 Fine £80 - £100
38 Unofficial Farthing Tokens (7) W.Ford & Co. Drapers 2350, Fine, holed at the top, James Stelfox, Provision Dealer, Salford, Manchester 3570 Fine, Plymouth - Hockley, Clothier 4285, NVF, Rare, Worcester Co-Operative Company 5240 Fine, John B.Hanman, Southgate St. Gloucester, 1660 VG, John Nutall 3494, Grocer, Tea Dealer and Importer 206 Deansgate, Manchester, Fine, Henry Evans, Oldham, Tea Dealer, Market Place, 4210 Good Fine, along with Inn/Pub Tokens (4) Sherborne Threehalfpence 1845 Half Moon Inn NVF, Worcester Cross 2 1/2d T.Ward About Fine, Threehalfpence 1850 George Hotel, Castle Carry, F.W.Harrold EF and lustrous, W.Smith Queen's Head,Phillips Street, Aston, Fine, along with Victoria Diamond Jubilee Token Obverse Partial Brockage 1897 the impression of the head is incuse the lettering and date appears to have been removed from the die, Fine, unusual £220 - £280
39 USA Hard Times Token undated (c.1820) New York - Erie County, Patterson Brothers Hardware dealers, Anvil/Padlock, engrailed edge, Near Fine, Ireland - Ballyglunin Estate Truck tokens or Scrip tokens (2) Four Pence W.I.Blake in copper VF, Eight Pence W.I.Blake in copper VF, 'The Constitution Club' Pall Mall, London Oval 50mm x 40mm VF, holed, once cleaned £80 - £100

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