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18th Century Halfpennies Copper : Tokens

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 174
Tokens (26) North 1793 Edge: PAYABLE AT LONDON OR ANGLESEY DH6a, Good Fine/Near Fine, scarce, 1788 25 Acorns Good Fine, (4) 1793 Godiva/ DH244 Fine, Coventry Godiva/Ancient Cross date worn. otherwise Fine, Wilkinson 1793 DH397 Edge: PAYABLE BY THOMAS BALL SLEAFORD Fine, 1791 Wilkinson Near Fine, the reverse worn in places, so exact attribution not possible, - (5) 1789 Obverse: Beehive and cypher DH10 Fine, 1789 Obverse : Beehive and cypher DH12 Good Fine, 1790 DH22 Fine/Good Fine, 1791 DH30 Fine, 1791 DH41 About Fine, (5) 1792 DH21 Near Fine, 1794 DH41 Fine, DH144 Fine, (2) 1791 DH66, Good Fine, some corrosion, 1791 DH71 Near Fine, REMEMBER THE DEBTORS IN ILCHESTER GOAL (GOAL a mis-spelling of GAOL) DH35 Good Fine, (2) George Prince of Wales, Edge: BRIGHTON CAMP HALFPENNY MDCCXCIV DH952 Good Fine, Lackington's 1795 Edge: PAYABLE AT THE TEMPLE OF THE MUSES DH357 NVF, (2) Gosport 1794 DH41 VG, Emsworth 1794 Earl Howe/Britannia DH13 Fine, John Howard 1794 Fair, Lothian 1790 DH24 Fine with poor surfaces, Ireland - Wicklow Cronebane Fair, Pennies (3) and Neath - Co. 1811 Fine, Canada Lower Canada Penny 1837 Fine, the third very worn, 1812 British Naval Halfpenny Nelson/Ship, Fine, 18th Century North Wales 1793 DH18 Fine, Unofficial Isaac Earlysman - J.Sparrow, Ironmongers , undated issue (1825) About Fine, Francois de Salignac de la Mothe-Fenelon Death 1715 28mm diameter in copper EF, Spain 8 Maravedis 1848 Fine, and Byzantine 29mm diameter with worn design, Fair, all housed in a Lindner Tray
£120

Auction 172
Tokens (11) 1791 Paris Miners 24 Acorns DH438b GVF/VF, - Brimscombe Port 1795, Obv: Ship with plain sails, Reverse: Entrance to a tunnel, Edge: PAYABLE IN BRIMSCOMBE PORT, DH59 GVF, - Lackington's , Lyceum Theatre, Edge: PAYABLE IN LONDON BATH OR MANCHESTER, DH362a GVF with traces of lustre, Middlesex Political and Social series - Fox 1794 Obverse: Earl Howe Reverse Foot and map of France, Edge: CURRENT EVERY WHERE DH1016 Good Fine/Fine, - undated Obverse: a brandy bottle, Reverse: Figure of Hope standing, Arm points to T of PROSPERITY, Plain edge, DH23b About VF, 1790 Obverse: , Reverse: Female seating holding mining tools, Edge: PAYABLE IN DUBLIN OR LONDON DH 327a About Fine, Warwickshire -1793 Wilkison spelling, Obverse: Bust of Wilkinson, Reverse: Vulcan seated, Edge PAYABLE AT ANGLESEY LONDON OR LIVERPOOL the N's reversed DH460a Fine, Norfolk - Norwich undated Obverse: Cornucopia, Peace and Plenty, Reverse: Figure of Hope standing, Plain edge, DH26e VG, Ireland - Wicklow, Cronebane 1789 DH3 Near Fine, - Lothian - , Hutchison's 1791 LACESSET error contemporary counterfeit DH38 NVF Rare, Scotland - Lanarkshire - 1791 Obverse: Arms of Glasgow, Reverse: A river God reclining, Edge: PAYABLE IN LONDON BRISTOL OR LANCASTER DH3c VF, 18th Century North 1793 Obverse: Bust right, Reverse: Prince of Wales crest Large Flan, Plain edge DH15a Near Fine/Fine, Penny Company 1812 Poor, Halfpennies 19th Century (7) - and Copper Company (5) 1811 Ship sailing to left with boat at stern Davis 117 NVF, 1811 Ship sailing right/P of PENNY to centre of E of PAYABLE Davis 113 (2) both Fine, Ship sailing right/ P of PENNY aligns to the end of the L of PAYABLE Davis 111 (2) VF and GVF, Halfpennies (2) 1813 18 Acorns/Lion's Tail to the beginning of the first N Davis 41 About Fine, 1813 18 Acorns, Lion's Head touches the H Davis 39 VG, Canada (2) Lower Canada 1813 Britannia/Eagle VG, New Brunswick Penny 1843 KM#2 VG/Near Fine, Token undated by Kirk, Obv: George II Rev: GEORGE THE SECOND in three lines Fine, Advertising Token , , Hewett& Co Ltd. Iron Box 1870 VF, Penny North Shields - Bell Brothers Penny undated VF, along with a small group of GB and World coins (6) GB Halfpenny 1748 Near Fine/About Fine, British West Indies One 1822 KM#2 VG, Belgium Two Centimes 1845 KM#4.2 VG, Spain Five Centimos 1870 KM#662 Fair, German States - Kingdom of Prussia 1802A KM#376.2 VG, Roman Ae27 Poor/Fair
£170

Auction 172
Tokens (21) North 1793 Reverse: Harp 31 Acorns, 14 to left and 17 to right DH8 Fine, - Obv: A bottle, Reverse: Figure of Hope standing points to the letter Y in the legend DH24 Good Fine/Fine, - Northampton 1794 Obv: George Jobson, Banker, Rev: A Castle and Lion Good Fine with a spot on the obverse, - 1791 Paley's Obv: Bishop Blaze, with comb to centre of the E and to the end of the R, Rev: Shield of Arms crested by an owl, DH 46 Fine, - 1791 Obv: Helmeted bust right, Rev: Shield of Arms, Edge PAYABLE AT THE OFFICE OF W. TAYLOR R.V. MOODY LTD. DH89 NVF, - Banbury undated Obv: Bust three-quarters facing, Rev: The Sun, Edge: PAYABLE AT BANBURY OXFORD OR READING DH1 Good Fine, (2) - Wilkinson 1788 Curved 1, straight 7, with stop after R. DH375 Near Fine/Fine, 1792 Wilkinson's Contemporary Counterfeit Obv: Distinctive crude bust right, Edge: PAYABLE AT ANGLESEY LONDON OR LIVERPOOL DH453 Near Fine, (3) 1795 Allen's Obv: Shield of Arms, Rev: A different shield of Arms, Edge: PAYABLE IN CHANDO STREET COVENT GARDEN DH246 Good Fine, 1795 Lackington's Obv: Bust to right, Rev: Figure of Fame blowing a trumpet, Edge: Milled to left DH357a Fine, 1795 ic Obv: Bust right, Rev: Shield of Arms with supporters Edge: PAYABLE IN DUBLIN OR LONDON VG/Fine, (4) 1794 Obv: View of Canterbury Cathedral, Rev: Shield of Arms of the City, Edge: PAYABLE AT JAMES ROBERTSONS DH7 Good Fine, Canterbury 1795 Obv: View of the Cathedral with E.P cypher in exergue, Rev: Shield of Arms of the City, Edge: PAYABLE AT CANTERBURY DH8 Fine, 1794 Obv: An ancient sloop, Rev: Shield of Arms of the Cinque Ports Edge: PAYABLE AT JOHN CROWSS COPPER SMITH DH20 Fine, undated Obv: An ancient sloop, Rev: Shield of Arms of the Cinque Ports, Edge: PAYABLE AT THOMAS BUNDOCKS DH39 Fine, (6) 1791 Obv: , Rev: Shield of Arms DH11 Fine/Good Fine, Lancaster 1792 Obv: John of Gaunt with hexagonal star below the bust, Rev: Shield of Arms, Edge: PAYABLE IN LONDON BRISTOL & LANCASTER DH30 Good Fine/Fine, Lancaster 1794 Obv: John of Gaunt, with star under bust, Rev: Shield of Arms, Edge: PAYABLE IN LANCASTER LONDON OR BRISTOL DH41 Good Fine, Lancaster 1794 Obv: John of Gaunt, Rev: Shield of Arms Edge: PAYABLE AT W.GYE'S PRINTER BATH DH46a Good Fine, 1792 Edge: PAYABLE AT THE WARHOUSE OF THOMAS CLARKE DH96 Fine, 1793 Obv: A porter carrying a pack, Rev: Shield of Arms, Edge: Engrailed DH 135e Fine, - County 1795 Obv: Beehive and Bees, Reverse: A Druid's head, Edge: Milled DH 36 Fine
£120

Auction 170
Tokens Tokens (53) mostly in circulated grades £320

Auction 170
Tokens Tokens a mixed group (289) (20), Pennies (4), 19th Century (1), Canada (2) Bank of Montreal Halfpenny 1844 and Bank of Upper Canada Halfpenny 1850, Two s Token and Salford, along with a French , and Ionian Islands 1819 KM#32 in mixed grades VG to Good Fine
£150

Auction 170
Tokens and base metal (33) mostly including Canadian Provincial issues, low to middle grades along with (12) F-GVF little or no duplication and from an old
£140

Auction 168
Tokens (3) - 1792 Lady Godiva DH231 GVF, - 1795 John Howard DH57a GVF, - Whitfields - Long Live The King 1795 DH911 NVF, Pennies (2) 1812 and Company VF, 1812 Birmingham Union Copper Company NEF, 19th Century - 1834 William Till Good Fine, Token 1812 Cuidad Rodrigo Good Fine with a heavy dig in the obverse field, Wellington Token 1813 Britannia Reverse Near Fine, along with a mixed group of Tokens and s (21), includes Casino Tokens, Engraved and Counters
£110

Auction 167
Tokens GB and World Tokens (31) South Africa 1861 Whyte & Co. Obverse: TEA MERCHANTS ANDS GROCERS. CAPE TOWN with WHYTE & CO in centre, Reverse: Figure of Hope seated with anchor behind to right, 1861 in exergue, VF. New Zealand Penny Obverse: Standing Female with arm on shield, Palm Tree behind NEW ZEALAND, Reverse bust of Maori warrior 3/4 right ADVANCE NEW ZEALAND KM#Tn49 VF, Ireland Penny 1818 Obverse Bust of George III, LUKE XX.CHAP.XXV.VER, Reverse Harp VG. (18) - 1794 DH32 Fine, Rare. - 1791 Paley's Bishop Blaze standing DH43 EF with traces of lustre. (2) - 1793 DH50 Obv: Figure of Boy/Rev: Shield, VF. Birmingham Mining and Company 1792 DH85 NVF. - Emsworth 1793 Obv: Ship sailing/Reverse: Seated female DH9 Fine. - 1793 Obverse: Shield/Reverse: Woolpack DH19 NVF, - 1791 Obv: Man in loom weaving Reverse: Hanging Fleece, Edge Payable at the Warehouse of John Kershaw DH140. - 1796 Obverse: A female spinning/Reverse: A man in a loom weaving, DH6 VF. - Salter's The Cheapest Hat Warehouse in the World undated DH473 GEF with traces of lustre. Middlesex - Lackington's 1795 milled edge, DH357a VF. Middlesex Lackington's 1794 Edge Payable at the Temple of the Muses DH353 NEF/GVF. - undated Obverse: Bottle/Reverse: Hope standing, Plain edge DH23b NEF. Middlesex Political and Social Series 1793 DH1033 NVF/GF. Hampshire - Emsworth 1794 Earl Howe, plain edge not in collar DH14a GVF/VF. - 1794 F.Heath DH39 NVF. Warwickshire - John Wilkinson Iron Master 1792 with plain edge DH451h, GVF. Warwickshire - Birmingham undated Dr. DH71 VF. Dublin undated , Plain edge DH231a VF. Pennies (3) Penny 1811 TO FACILITATE TRADE Davis 21 EF, 1811 and South Fine with poor surfaces, 1812 Birmingham and South Wales About Fine, Borough of Gateshead 1849 Boundary Token 32mm diameter in George Hawks, NEF, and ic Tokens in bronze, Halfpenny sized (4) along with Halfpenny 1699 Date in Exergue Peck 687 NVF/GF and Gibraltar Two Quarts 1842 Fair, Mother of Pearl Decorative counters , oval shaped (2) EF
£160

Auction 166
Tokens (5) 1795 Brimscombe Port, Plain sails DH59 GF/NVF. (2) 1792 John Howard/HH cypher, H.Hickman edge DH145 NVF/VF with a small spot on the reverse. Birmingham 1792 Mining and Company, Female seated on rock/Stork and Cornucopia DH88 EF. Birmingham 1792 Donald and Co. DH123 Bees and Beehive VF. - 1794 John Howard DH19 GVF/NEF
£85

Auction 165
Tokens (50) mostly a wide variety, from circulation generally F-VF a few tarnished £280

Auction 164
Tokens 1787 4 acorns at tie, thick wreath, date above cypher, 1 between N and Y, DH42 GVF, 18th Century (10) Lothian - 1790 DH23 A/UNC, Lanarkshire - (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, - 1793 Lady Godiva, , or edge DH238 EF, - Newgate 1794 DH393 No stop after date, Milled edge, About EF, - (3) 1789 DH 13/14 (threads on screw not visible) NVF, 1790 DH26 About VF, 1790 DH16, - 1791 DH67 VF, Middlesex - ic 1790 DH370b VF, Penny Birmingham and Neath/ Company 1811 GVF
£110

Auction 164
Tokens (4) (2) 1791 DH17 EF. 1791 Paley's DH44 EF toned. 1794 DH35 NEF toned. 1789 Prince Regent of Great Britain, France and Ireland appointed Feb 1789 29mm diameter in DH968 NVF/VF the obverse once lightly cleaned, now almost fully retoned, Gas Exhibition Earl's Court 1904 31mm diameter in R&A Main Ltd.49 Queen Victoria Street, Falkirk/Thomas Glover & Co.Ltd 49 Queen Victoria Street, Edmonton NEF
£55

Auction 163
Tokens Tokens a mixed group includes Penny 1796 Good Fine, Tokens (7) VG to NVF, Tokens (11) Fine to GVF, one holed, Waggon Ticket 1831 Eglinton Fine, One and 1814 a contemporary Counterfeit in base metal, and a box made from 10 George III , About Fine
£150

Auction 162
Tokens (7) Eighteen Pence - 1811 Peterborough Cathedral Davis 3, VF toned, - -upon-Tyne 1811, Davis 11 IOHN ROBERTSON, Davis 11 GVF attractively toned, s (4) - 1811 Garratt, Terrell, Bird, Beck and Grigg, Davis 51 EF with prooflike fields, - Fazeley 1811 Peels Harding & Co.Davis 11 VF, Non-Local 1812 Large 6 Davis 13 EF, Non-Local 1812 Beehive Davis 12 VF, - 1811 Rose Company, Birmingham and NVF, (2) - Bury , Obverse: An Ancient Gateway, Reverse: An open book, Rackhams, Withers 29, VF, Ireland - Wicklow, Cronebane undated, edge PAYABLE IN ANGLESEY LONDON OR LIVERPOOL DH39a NEF
£240

Auction 160
Tokens (5) Mining and company 1793 Female seated/Stork and cornucopia DH76, Birmingham Mining and Copper Company 1792 Female seated/Stork and Cornucopia DH108a Rare, Birmingham Hickman's 1792 John Howard/Cypher DH144, 1794 Godiva/Ancient Cross DH249 Rare VF to NEF
£70

Auction 160
Tokens (5) Mining and Company 1792 Female seated/Stork and cornucopia DH113, 1792 Godiva/Elephant DH237, Wilkinson's 1793 Bust/Forge DH416, Wilkinson's Bust/Moneta seated, Plain edge DH464, Wilkinson's 1794 WILKISON Bust/Female seated, on a smaller flan DH474 VF to NEF
£55

Auction 159
Tokens A of Scottish Tokens mostly (183) mixed grades
£1,100

Auction 157
Tokens Tokens and s in and some from overseas (25) mostly , mixed grades
£110

Auction 156
Tokens (10) County 1791 Bust/female with cornucopia DH47, County 1792 Bust/Vulcan seated DH49, Company 1793 Female seated/Stork and cornucopia DH76, Birmingham Mining and Copper Company 1792 Female seated/Stork and cornucopia DH109a, 1793 Godiva/Elephant DH244a Scarce, Coventry 1793 Godiva/Elephant DH245, Wilkinson's 1788 Bust/Barge DH336, Wilkinson's 1793 Bust/Forge, Prentice inverted on edge, DH395a (Counterfeit), Wilkinson's 1792 Bust/Vulcan seated DH448, Wilkinson's 1793 Bust/Vulcan seated, edge lettering struck off-centre and not readable, one in Fine the others NVF to VF
£90

Auction 156
Tokens (5) Mining and Company 1792 Female Seated/Stork and cornucopia DH85, Lutwyche's Justice seated/Coin Press DH219, 1792 Godiva/Elephant DH231, Coventry 1793 Godiva/Elephant DH238, Wilkinsons 1790 Bust/Forge, with oo mark between Bradley and Willey on edge DH387a,GVF to NEF
£70

Auction 156
Tokens National Series (3) 1789 Bust of George III/ within wreath DH938 in EF with a stain at the top, 1789 Bust of George III/Legend in 8 Lines, scalloped edge DH935 NEF, 1788 Bust of William III/Legend, Date within wreath DH948 Scalloped edge, About Fine/Fine
£65 London Coins : A156 : Lot 791 : Halfpennies 18th Century Middlesex National Series (3) 1789 Bust of George III/Crown within wreath D... London Coins : A156 : Lot 791 : Halfpennies 18th Century Middlesex National Series (3) 1789 Bust of George III/Crown within wreath D...

Auction 156
Tokens (7) Mining and Company 1792 Female seated/Stork and cornucopia DH89 , Birmingham Mining and Copper Company date appears to read 1771, Plain edge DH112d, 1792 Godiva/Elephant DH234, Wilkinson's 1787 Bust/Forge DH360 Rare, Wilkinson's 1791 Bust/Vulcan seated, No stop after MASTER DH432, Wilkinson's 1791 Wilkinson , Bust/Vulcan seated, Bar points to Y DH446b, Wilkinson's 1792 Bust/Vulcan seated DH453 Good Fine to VF
£65

Auction 156
Tokens (5) Mining and Company 1794 Female seated/Stork and cornucopia DH74a, Lutwyche's Conjoined Busts/Moneta seated, Plain edge DH220, 1792 Godiva/Elephant, Castle under Y, DH232, Coventry 1793 Godiva/Elephant, Cronebane/Dublin edge DH238c, scarce, Wilkinson's 1791 Bust/Vulcan seated, stop after MASTER to centre of R DH441 (Counterfeit) with collectors number inked into the obverse field, VF to EF the last with traces of lustre
£60

Auction 156
Tokens (5) Co. 1793 DH116 EF, Nuneaton Lady Godiva/Arms DH318 GVF, County Bust/Female figure seated with cornucopia DH45 NEF/.GVF, Birmingham 1793 Boy/Arms with hedgehogs NEF, Birmingham Mining and Copper Co. 1792 DH88 Stork and cornucopia/Seated Female NEF
£55

Auction 154
Tokens etc., Tokens (circa 100) mostly Halfpennies mixed grades some in higher grades a useful looking group £600

Auction 154
Tokens Tokens a high grade group (5) 1812 Union Company UNC and attractively toned with traces of lustre, (7) Skidmore's es and Gates, 1797 St.Margarets, Lothbury DH 605 UNC and prooflike with some original colour, Warwickshire 1792 Birmingham Hickmans DH144 Two buttonholes UNC with traces of lustre and a small edge flaw, 1794 Richard Bacon edge DH13 UNC and lustrous with prooflike fields, Petersfield 1793 DH47, Holland and Andrews edge GEF with traces of lustre, Hampshire Emsworth 1795 DH30 Smaller ship, , or edge UNC toned with traces of lustre, Blything 1794 DH 19 Sword points to L UNC and superbly toned, 1794 DH6 UNC and nicely toned with traces of lustre, a very pleasing group
£300

Auction 146
Tokens Pennies (18), (2), plus World in (2) in mixed grades NF to NVF (one holed)
£70

Auction 139
Tokens (27 including 3 holed), s 18th Century (2), Penny 18th Century , Pennies (2), Halfpennies 19th Century (2), George III Halfpennies (11), 10 1808, Isle of Man 1798, also Forgeries (3) Bank of 1804 in , 1816 in , Eighteen Pence 1814 in low grade ? in mixed grades
£200

Auction 138
Tokens (31) mostly with some in higher grades and a few later issues £360

Auction 138
Tokens (9), s 18th Century (2), most of Welsh origin mainly North , Souith Walesm, and , 1787 Anglesey, Penny 1813 Flint Lead Works, Flint 1811 in mixed grades VG-VF, along with Book Mountain' by John Rowlands relating to the Welsh Copper used to make the tokens
£48

Auction 137
Tokens Pennies and 18th and issues includes a few World issues (26) in mixed circulated grades
£80

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