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SCOTTISH TOKENS FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL BEATON


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Edinburgh, Reith, Farthing, 2.43g/6h (DH 115); J. Reynolds, Farthing, 2.75g/6h, 2.13g/6h (both DH 116, first overstruck on a French Cayenne 2 Sous [1774-93]); Alexander Robb, Farthing, 2.68g/6h (DH 117); Scuogall & Drysdale, Farthing, 3.23g/10h (DH 121) [5]. Last good fine, others very fine and better, particularly DH 115 and 117 £100-150


Provenance: DH 115 bt R. Gladdle December 1997; DH 116 at 2.75g bt R. Gladdle August 1998; DH 116 at 2.13g A. Hannah Collection, CNG Auction 30 (New York), 11 June 1994, lot 651 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1318 (part), bt R. Gladdle April 2010; *DH 117 bt November 2001; DH 121 bt Reading CC February 1998


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Edinburgh, John Steele, Farthing, 2.69g/6h (DH 123); R. Thallon, Farthings (2), 2.62g/7h (DH 126), 2.98g/6h (DH 127); Thomson, Farthings (3), 3.76g/6h (DH 128), 3.24g/6h (DH 129), 2.31g/6h (DH 131) [6]. DH 129 extremely fine, DH 128 fine, others very fine, last better £150-200


Provenance: DH 123 bt R. Gladdle June 1999; DH 126 bt R. Gladdle December 1997; DH 127 bt J.L. Holman January 2005; DH 128 bt R. Gladdle December 1997; *DH 129 ‘U.S.A.’ Collection, F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Baldwin December 1926], bt R. Gladdle April 2009; DH 131 W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1318 (part) [from Spink 1973], bt R. Gladdle June 2000


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Edinburgh, P. Thomson, Farthing, 2.47g/12h (DH 132); John Watt, Farthing, 2.46g/6h (DH 144); James Williamson, Farthing, 2.05g/6h (DH 136); James Winton, Farthing, 2.66g/6h (DH 137) [4]. Last very fine, others fine, all rare, particularly the first


£100-150 264


Edinburgh, R. Sanderson & Co, brass Halfpenny, crowned rose and thistle, rev. SELLS ALL KINDS, etc, edge plain, 5.41g/12h (DH 53). About very fine, very rare £150-200


Provenance: With Spink 1975; SNC December 1999 (5839) 269


Provenance: *DH 132 bt R. Gladdle October 2010; DH 136 bt R. Gladdle June 1999; DH 137 N.G. Brodie Collection, DNW Auction 55, 8 October 2002, lot 207 (part) [from W. Allen August 1972], bt R. Gladdle June 2003; DH 144 bt J.L. Holman May 1998.


The Watt farthing was issued post-1810 and the Winton farthing 1817-22, but they are retained in sequence here for convenience


Edinburgh, James Wright Jr, Halfpenny, 1796, Register Office, rev. Britannia seated left, edge plain, 10.89g/6h (DH 52). Usual die flaws, good very fine


£40-60 Provenance: Bt June 1995


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Edinburgh, R. Sanderson & Co, brass Halfpenny, eagle preying on snake, rev. from the same die as previous, edge plain, 6.10g/12h (DH 54). Metal flaw on reverse, otherwise extremely fine and rare


£150-200


Provenance: N.G. Brodie Collection, DNW Auction 55, 8 October 2002, lot 193 (part) [from L.S. Smillie March 1989]; D. Litrenta Collection, Part II, DNW Auction 69A, 16 March 2006, lot 141 [from R. Gladdle]


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Edinburgh, John Wright, brass Halfpenny, ram, rev. SELLS ALL SORTS, etc, edge plain, 5.92g/6h (DH 57). Obverse spotted, otherwise about extremely fine, very rare


£120-150 Provenance: Bt R. Gladdle March 1997


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Edinburgh, D. Sinclair, Farthings (2), edge plain, 2.38g/6h (DH 122), on thick flan with fabricated legend A. M.19 on edge, 4.32g/6h (Farnell, SCMB 1959, p.212, this piece; cf. DH 122) [2]. About very fine, second heavily lacquered


£50-70


Provenance: First W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1318 (part) [from Spink 1973], bt R. Gladdle August 1998; second J.R. Farnell Sr Collection, Part II, Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction (New York), 26 May 1982, lot 87 (part), N.G. Brodie Collection, DNW Auction 55, 8 October 2002, lot 205 [from S.E. Schwer May 1989].


The Sinclair farthing was issued 1811-19, but is retained in sequence here for convenience


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Edinburgh, Westwood’s Farthings (3), 1790, 5.47g/12h (DH 62), 1791, 5.47g/12h (DH 63), 5.58g/12h (DH 64) [3]. Extremely fine and better, first patinated, others with considerable original colour, an attractive group


£120-150


Provenance: DH 62 bt J.L. Holman November 2000; DH 64 A Good Collection of 18th Century Tokens, DNW Auction 29, 9 April 1997, lot 474 (part).


DH 63 only illustrated www.dnw.co.uk


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