Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals, Cabinets & B... (21 - 23 September 2016)

Dix Noonan Webb
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United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 21.09.2016 - 23.09.2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Abchurch Lane, B[ryant] S[pence], at the whit hart, Farthing, 1.08g/12h (N –, but cf. note to 6733; BW. 7). Very fine and very rare £200-300 Footnote Provenance: Bt J. Higginbotham June 2012. Bryant Spence (†1670), wife’s name Isabel

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Aldermanbury, John Johnson, Halfpenny, 1669, 1.91g/9h (N –; BW. 14). Part weak, otherwise fine, very rare £90-120 Footnote Provenance: Bt J.N. Holman June 2013

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £90 - £120

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Aldersgate Street, Thomas Damsell, Halfpenny, 1667, cooke, 2.45g/5h (N –; BW. 28). Good very fine, mottled ‘river’ patina, rare £90-120 Footnote Provenance: Baldwin Auction, 2 November 2013, lot 301 (part

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £90 - £120

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Aldgate Without, W.A.D. at the gvne, Farthing, 1659, 0.86g/3h (N 6491, this piece; BW. 86). Reverse off-centre, otherwise good very fine, rare £150-200 Footnote Provenance: H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Barbican, Robert Hayes, Penny, at ye coffe hovs, 4.86g/12h (N 6516, this piece; BW. 116). Fine, reverse better, dark patina, very rare £100-150 Footnote Provenance: R.J. Carthew Collection; R.A. Nott Collection; Norweb Collection

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Bell Yard [Fleet Street], Mathew Fann, Halfpenny, 1667, 2.30g/12h (N 6546, this piece; BW. 171). About very fine £80-100 Footnote Provenance: H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956, lot 867 (part); R.A. Nott

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Billingsgate, R[ichard] M[oss], the salvtation tavern, Farthing, 0.73g/6h (N 6560; BW. 201; Berry, Pepys pp.32-3). Fine, reverse better £70-90 Footnote Provenance: Bt Silbury Coins June 2014. Richard Moss (†1701), apprenticed vintner

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Bishopsgate Street, Edw[ard] Nourse, Farthing, 1666, his farthinge worth of copper next the bvll, 6.74g/12h (N 6592; BW. 247; Berry, Pepys p.33). Good fine to very fine, rare; considerably superior to the Norweb specimen £300-400

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Bishopsgate Without, E.C. at the blew boore, Farthing, 1.11g/6h (N 6642, this piece cited; BW. 277). Flan clip, otherwise good very fine £70-90 Footnote Provenance: Mrs Dora Harris Collection, DNW Auction 56, 11 December 2002, lot 496

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Blackfriars, James Carpin, Halfpenny, 1668, from ye ovld virginy, 1.22g/6h (N –; D –). Obverse fine, reverse about very fine, ‘river’ patina, extremely rare; believed the only known specimen £200-260 Footnote Provenance: Found in the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £200 - £260

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Carter Lane, Isaac Bartholomew, sope box, Farthing, 1.40g/9h (N 9443, this piece; BW. 473). Very fine, dark patina £70-90 Footnote Provenance: H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956, lot 867 (part); R.A. Nott

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Chick Lane [Charterhouse Street], Peter English, Halfpenny, 1668, 2.27g/3h (N 6774, this piece; BW. 608). Very fine and attractively patinated, very rare £150-200 Footnote Provenance: H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Cloth Fair, William Fawson, Halfpenny, 1667, 1.81g/6h (N 6788, this piece; BW. 678). Good very fine, very rare £100-150 Footnote Provenance: R.A. Nott Collection; Norweb Collection, Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 288 (part

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Cornhill, R[oger] R[ea], at the golden cross, Farthing, 1649, 0.93g/6h (N 6807; BW. 726). Very fine, obverse better £80-100 Footnote Provenance: Bt S.H. Monks January 2013. Roger Rea (†1677), stationer, married Ursula le Neve

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Cripplegate Without, James Haydye, Halfpenny, povlterer, 2.18g/3h (N –; BW. 796). Good fine, very rare £70-90 Footnote Provenance: Mrs Dora Harris Collection, DNW Auction 56, 11 December 2002, lot 504 (part) [acquired May 1993

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Custom House Quay [Thames Street], Arthur Baldwin, Halfpenny, 2.41g/6h (N 6856; BW. 823). Very fine £60-80 Footnote Provenance: J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 170 (part); Mrs Dora Harris Collection, DNW

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Dowgate, John Drue, Halfpenny, 1667, at the red lyon, 2.21g/12h (N 6871; BW. 846). Part flat, otherwise about very fine, ‘river’ patina, rare £70-90 Footnote Provenance: Found in the R. Thames outside the Anchor Tavern, Bankside, 1986

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Exchange Alley [Change Alley], Morat’s Coffee House [Walter Elford], copper Penny, morat ye great men did call me where eare i came i conqverd all, coffee tobacco sherbet tea and chocolat retal’d, 5.10g/6h (N 6882; BW. 965; Berry

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Fenchurch Street, William Male, Halfpenny, 1.46g/6h (N –; D 989A). Good very fine and very rare £100-150 Footnote Provenance: A.J.H. Coker Collection, DNW Auction T1, 15 December 2005, lot 2191 [from M. Trenerry

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Fetter Lane, George Harper, Farthing, 1.09g/6h (N 6917, this specimen cited; D 1011B). Flan clip, otherwise fine to very fine, extremely rare £100-150 Footnote Provenance: J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Fleet Lane, Will: Dugdale, Halfpenny, 1664, 2.17g/12h (N 6948, this piece; BW. 1058). Some partial weakness in striking due to die clashing, otherwise very fine and patinated, very rare £90-120 Footnote Provenance: H.W. Taffs

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £90 - £120

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Fresh Wharf [Billingsgate], T.S.D. at the 3 marriners, Farthing, 1.16g/6h (N 6998, this piece; BW. 1130). Slight pitting on reverse, otherwise fine, very rare; the only issue for the locality £70-90 Footnote Provenance: Norweb

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Giltspur Street, James March, Farthing, pastery cooke, 0.54g/6h (N –; D 1152A). About very fine, extremely rare; believed the best known specimen £100-150 Footnote Provenance: P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Gracechurch Street, Robert Carter, Penny, 1668, 2.95g/12h (N 7025; BW. 1198). Good fine, ‘river’ patina, rare £100-150 Footnote Provenance: P.D. Greenall Collection, Baldwin Auction 16, 30 October 1997, lot 107 (part) [from

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Great Eastcheap [King William Street], Will: Curtis, Halfpenny, 1.61g/12h (N 7029; BW. 1257). Very fine with dark patina, very rare; far superior to the Norweb specimen £120-150 Footnote Provenance: Bt M.J. Dickinson September 2014

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Guildhall, Thomas Ailay, Halfpenny, 1665, 1.87g/9h (N –; BW. 1296; Berry, Pepys pp.76-7). Fine, extremely rare £300-500 Footnote Provenance: G. Berry Collection, DNW Auction T11, 11 April 2012, lot 198 [from M.J. Dickinson 1989]. The

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Harp Alley [Farringdon], Henry Browne, Halfpenny, 1.06g/6h (N 7067b, this piece; BW. 1312). Very fine, rare; the only issue for the locality £80-100 Footnote Provenance: H.W. Taffs Collection, Glendining Auction, 21-3 November 1956

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Hercules Pillars Alley [Fleet Street], William King, Halfpenny, 1664, 2.36g/9h (N 7071; BW. 1083; Berry, Pepys pp.67-8). Fine, rare £100-150 Footnote Provenance: Bt February 2014. William King, fl. 1638-70; The Crown survived as a

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Holborn, William Blow, Halfpenny, at ye kings armes, 1.82g/9h (N –; BW. 1370). Very fine, ‘river’ patina, very rare £100-150 Footnote Provenance: J.L. Wetton Collection, Spink Auction 74, 29 November 1989, lot 194 (part); Mrs Dora

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016

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London 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of Quentin Archer Holiday Yard [Creed Lane], Natha[n] Wastall, Farthing, 1.24g/2h (N –; BW. 1491). A little dirty, otherwise very fine, ‘river’ patina, very rare £90-120 Footnote Provenance: Bt J. Higginbotham August 2014

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £90 - £120

Date: 21 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016