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Auction 180
Tokens (8) - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Obverse: A girl making lace LACE MANUFACTORY, Reverse: A lamb PAY AT LEIGHTON BIRKHAMSTEAD OR LONDON, Edge: CHAMBERS, LANGSTON HALL & Co. DH3c Near EF with traces of lustre and some dark toning in places, - 1792, Obverse, A three quarter length figure of Bishop Blaize SUCCESS TO THE WOOLLEN MANUFACTORY, Reverse: Shield of Arms with date below EXETER HALFPENNY, Edge: PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF SAMUEL KINGDON, DH2 GVF, Foundling Fields 1795 Obverse: A lamb within a circle FOUNDLING FIELDS 1795, Reverse: Cypher IB within a circle, PAYABLE ON DEMAND, stop after DEMAND obscured by die flaw, as normal with this issue, milled edge, DH305 GVF, - Banbury Obverse: Bust three-quarter facing WM. RUSHER HATTER BOOKSELR. STATIONER . BANBURY. Reverse: The Sun DEUS . EST . NOBIS . SOL . ET . SCUTUM . , Edge: PAYABLE AT BANBURY OXFORD OR READING, DH1 GVF, - 1791 Obverse: An statue of William III GULIELMUS TERTIVS REX Exergue: MDCLXXXIX, Shield of Arms within sprigs of oak, 8 acorns to the left and 7 acorns to the right, Edge: PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF IONATHAN GARTON & Co. DH17 VF, shire - Perth 1797 Obverse: A spirit still and casks in a circle of dots PAYABLE AT DAVID PETERS WINE & SPIRIT SHOP, Reverse: The Arms of Perth and motto PRO REGE LEGE ET GREGE, upon a label, with a sprig of flowers at each end. PERTH HALFPENNY 1797, Edge: Diagonally milled, DH10 VF, - 1796 Harrison's, Obverse: A cypher H H with a small ornament at top and bottom, Reverse: An anchor dividing the date H.HARRISON ST. LEONARDS EDIN. DH20 VF with some flan flaws, Lothian - Edinburgh 1796 Obverse: A filtering stone FOR PURIFYING WATER, date in exergue, Reverse: A bunch of grapes in a shield, between s, DH1 GVF
£120

Auction 179
Tokens (8) - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Obverse: A girl making lace LACE MANUFACTORY, Reverse: A lamb, PAY AT LEYTON BERKHAMSTEAD OR LONDON, Edge: CHAMBERS LANGSTON HALL & CO, DH3c,About EF, - Banbury Obverse: Bust three-quarter facing WM. RUSHER HATTER BOOKSELR. STATIONER . BANBURY. Reverse: The Sun DEUS . EST . NOBIS . SOL . ET . SCUTUM . , Edge: PAYABLE AT BANBURY OXFORD OR READING, DH1, GEF with traces of lustre, - 1793 Obverse: Shield of Arms of the borough of Shrewsbury, SHREWSBURY HALFPENNY 1793 Reverse: woolpack SALOP WOOLLEN MANUFACTORY, Edge: PAYABLE AT SHREWSBURY, DH22, GVF with some old scratches by the date, - Nottingham Obverse: DONALD & Co / STOCKING / MANUFACTURERS / WHOLESALE & / RETAIL in five lines within an oval, Reverse: A beehive and bees within a circle, No 29 BULL STREET BIRMINGHAM 1792, , DH8, NEF, - Guildford Obverse: The Arms of Guildford, GUILDFORD HALFPENNY, Reverse: three-quarter length figure of Bishop Blaize, and a woolpack, SUCCESS TO THE WOOLLEN MANUFACTORY, Plain edge, DH9, GVF with a thin scratch on the reverse, - 1792, Obverse, A three quarter length figure of Bishop Blaize, Reverse: Shield of Arms with date below EXETER HALFPENNY, Edge: PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF SAMUEL KINGDON, DH2, GVF, - 1796 Obverse: View of a CATHEDRAL CHURCH Exergue: OF SARUM, Reverse: The Grocer's arms and supporters, FINE TEAS &c. 1796 below, Edge: PAYABLE AT I & T SHARPES SALISBURY DH21, NEF, - Leek 1793 Obverse: A caduceus, supported by a large bale of goods, LEEK COMMERCIAL HALFPENNY 1793, small 3 in date, Reverse: Two hands d, and a olive branch, ARTE FAVENTE NIL DESPERANDUM, berry on underside of first leaf, Edge: PAYABLE AT LEEK STAFFORDSHIRE, DH13, NEF
£140

Auction 179
Tokens Pennies, and s (10) comprising Penny Angusshire - 1797 DH5 NVF, Halfpennies (8) - Leighton Buzzard 1794 DH3c Near EF with traces of lustre, (2) Emsworth 1793 Ship reverse, John Stride edge, DH9 VF, - St.Bevois 1791 DH89 GVF, - Leek 1793 Caduceus/Two Hands d DH10, VF, Angusshire - Dundee 1797 Dundee Castle DH18 VF, - 1794 Place Norwich DH19 Good Fine, - George Prince of 1794 edge: Brighton Camp DH2 Fine, 1792 DH928 Upright coarse milling Fine, Farthing - 1795 Tea Chest/Monogram DH112 Good Fine, along with Farthings (2) Newbury 1657 W.51 and 1657 W.54 Near Fine to Fine
£65

Auction 179
Medals Prize Medals (12) Agricultural Show 1904 Best Heavy Horse in Show 45mm diameter in silver A/UNC boxed, the box stained, Royal Tournament 1924 Tug of 130 Stone, R.N.B. A.B. T. Maguire 32mm diameter in silver EF boxed, Bedshire Education Committee (unawarded) with 1909 clasp, by Vaughton, , EF boxed, medal with Maizena s 1957 inscribed on the reverse, EF boxed, The Smallholder Championship (2) each 45mm diameter in lacquered bronze UNC boxed, The Royal Horticultural Society Sir Joseph Banks Medal (2) 38mm diameter in bronze, the first awarded to Mr.J.Hoade Enfield Highway Co-Operative Hort. Soc 1955, the second awarded by Belling Lee Sports and Social Club Horticultural Sec. to Mr J. Hoade 1956 both A/UNC boxed, (3) in base metal, Lowfield Relay 1st Team 1953, EF, in a blue E II R box, Sprint 1 Lap 2nd 1955, EF boxed, 100 Yds. 1954 3rd EF boxed, and 1st P.V.R Hockey Cup 1908-9 37mm diameter in bronze VF
£55

Auction 178
Tokens s (2) - Biggleswade , William Parnell W.24 NVG comes with old Seaby envelope, Bedfordshire - Biggleswade undated, Thomas Tompkins W.25 VG, comes with old Seaby envelope, Japan 100 Mon, undated (1835-1870) Fine, cleaned, Germany lion, 27mm diameter, Gebr. Friedlander, Berlin, late Obverse: Gebr. Friedländer, Reverse: 10% Kupfer, 15% , 75% Silber, 13.23 grammes, EF,GB Farthing Charles II worn, date not visible, Roman Duis Faustina, Fair, Roman Ae3 Antoninus Pius VG, Roman unattributed, very worn, - France, Dutch Republic undated (1580) VG, Jetons (2) VG and Near Fine, Ancient Greece Tetra, Reverse: seated figure left VG, GB George II worn with painted shield with quartered arms on the reverse, VG, and a worn 22mm unattributed
£55

Auction 173
Tokens (19) F-VF three with edge problems from Angusshire, , shire, , , , Lancs and Middx, 1797 damaged, all attributed on an enclosed list
£90 London Coins : A173 : Lot 1028 : Halfpennies 18th Century (19) F-VF three with edge problems from Angusshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridge... London Coins : A173 : Lot 1028 : Halfpennies 18th Century (19) F-VF three with edge problems from Angusshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridge...

Auction 172
Misc Items Cutlery mostly spoons (87) and s (6) most if not all in (total weight 1083 grammes), a host of different designs, along with a 9 carat cross weighing 1.85 grammes and a Bedfordshire Small-bore rifle Association prize , in mixed condition
£440

Auction 170
Tokens Tokens from an old (26) and , also includes a few coins (219) , the 17th Century includes , , , , , , shire, , , , , the 18th Century includes examples from , , , , , Essex, Hampshire, , , , , , Somerset, , , Yorkshire, also with Scottish, Irish and Welsh issues, also includes a group of Canada and Ireland issues, and a small group of Evasions, s and Unofficial Farthings, a few holed or plugged, the 17th Century Fair to Fine, the 18th Century in mixed grades to GVF
£1,300

Auction 170
Tokens (5), s 17th Century (5) includes examples from , , , , , , , VG to Fine
£170 London Coins : A170 : Lot 305 : Halfpennies 17th Century (5), Farthings 17th Century (5) includes examples from London, Essex, Bedfo... London Coins : A170 : Lot 305 : Halfpennies 17th Century (5), Farthings 17th Century (5) includes examples from London, Essex, Bedfo...

Auction 165
Tokens (5), s 17th Century (5) includes examples from , , , , , , , VG to Fine
£95

Auction 165
Tokens (4) - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Girl making lace/Lamb, edge Chambers, Langston Hall DH3c EF. - County 1795 Druid's Head/Beehive DH12 GEF and nicely toned. - 1796 Spinning Wheel/Loom DH12 NEF. - Brimscombe Port 1795 DH60 Barge/Tunnel entrance EF
£80

Auction 165
Tokens (3) - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Girl making lace DH3c NEF, - New 1795 Druid's Head/Beehive and bees DH12 About EF, - Stortford 1795, Obverse: Shield/ Reverse: River and barges DH4 EF
£75

Auction 162
Tokens (6) W32, W36 (2), Dunstable W39, Dunstable W40, W89 Good to VG, one holed
£55

Auction 161
Tokens (18) (2) 1662 37 Daniel Finch, Lidlington 67 John Dawborne, (5) Hungerford 37 Timothie Lucus, 64, Richard Bagly, Reading 87 Henry Head, Reading 91 Moses Lamb, Wallingford 133 Philip Eldred, Stony 129 Francis Penn, (4) 14 For Ye Poores Benefit, Andover 19 William Cornelius, 98 Stephen , St. Albans 178 Thomas Nash, (2) 63/4 Town Arms, 1667 225 City Arms, (3) Northampton 74 SR Town (2), IS at the George 83 (holed), Oxford 118 John Betts, inmixed grades Fair to VG
£180

Auction 160
Tokens - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Girl making Lace/Lamb, Edge Chambers. Langston, Hall & Co. DH3c NEF scarce
£50 London Coins : A160 : Lot 1616 : 18th Century Halfpenny Bedfordshire - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Girl making Lace/Lamb, Edge Chambers. La... London Coins : A160 : Lot 1616 : 18th Century Halfpenny Bedfordshire - Leighton Buzzard 1794 Girl making Lace/Lamb, Edge Chambers. La...

Auction 153
Tokens s and (38) comprising (11) Basinghall Street 136, Chancery Lane 516, Chancery Lane 517, Chick Lane 618, Cornhill 716, Cousin Lane 735, 738, Covent Garden 739, 1414, New Crane (Wapping) 1989, St.Katherines 2591, (5) Braintree 37, Epping 171, Much Clafton 251, Wivenhoe 344, (5) 50, Deptford 181, 200, Dover 220, 295, (4) Blewbury 14, 94, Reading 97, Reading 126, (2) 60, Chipping Norton 66, (2) Biggleswade 25, Potton 79, (2) Ely 112/3, March 154, Guildford 100, 60, Burnham 13, Shepton Mallet 210, Bury St.Edmunds 73, 125, 159, Bridlington Key 53 in mixed grades Fair to About Fine, some with attribution tickets
£220

Auction 152
Tokens (5) Bedford 12/13, (2) 36, 37, Harrold 50, Houghton Regis 56, Fair to Near Fine
£130

Auction 136
Tokens a small (40) DH3C, (2) DH12 and DH12A, DH2, (2) DH6 and DH10, DH4, DH59, (4) DH46, DH63, DH89, DH179, (5) DH7, DH16, DH29, DH38, DH39, (3) DH23, DH128, DH135, DH7, (14) DH19, DH292, DH297, DH301a, DH306, DH347, DH390, DH 805e, DH902, DH904, DH969, DH1010, DH1012, DH1025, DH6, DH424, (2) DH39 and DH103, DH242d in mixed grades VF-EF a pleasing group all with attributions
£650

Auction 123
Tokens (17) in the Clay Williamson 3, Bedford W7, 11, 12, 17, 19, Biggleswade W24, 25, W36, Great Barford W48, Houghton Regis W56, Milton W76, Potton W79, Woburn W101, 106, all attributed, last NVF others Fair to Fine
£375

Auction 103
Tokens s (2) William Parnell Biggleswade D24 VG, and Abraham Peters 1653 Fair
£26

Auction 103
Tokens (2) Henry Fittzhugh 1655 Bedford D12 and William Hopkins in the Gay D3 both Fine
£26

Auction 102
Tokens 1667 William Fossey Swan nice VF but about 15% of the planchet clipped away at the bottom
£16

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