Lot Archive


№ 294


1 October 1996

Hammer Price:

19th Century, London, London, J. Henry (2), 1879 and undated, bronzed-copper and copper, both 30mm (D. & W. p.345, nos. 45, 47; Bell A1, A2); B. Nightingale, 1843, with books, bronzed-copper, 30mm (D. & W. p.345, no. 49; Bell A3); W. Till, 1834, white metal, 34mm (D. & W. p.346, no.67; Bell A5). [4]. Last very fine and scarce, others extremely fine, second with full original colour (£40-60)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The R C Bell Collection of British Trade Tokens.

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D. & W. 45 = Bell, TT p.260; D. & W. 47 = Bell, TT p.261; D. & W. 67 = Bell, TT p.264.

D. & W. 45, 100 struck; D. & W. 49, 72 struck. J. Henry, coin dealer, Queen Street, Covent Garden; Benjamin Nightingale (1806-62), wine and spirit merchant and numismatist, Upper Stamford Street, Blackfriars; William Till (†1844), coin dealer, Gt Russell Street