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2450515
245, Lot: 515. Estimate $100.
Sold for $125. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

TRADE TOKENS, Nottinghamshire. Newark. AR Shilling Token (24mm, 3.86 g, 12h). Dated 1811. NEWARK SILVER TOKEN FOR ONE SHILLING, Newark town hall; TOWNHALL and date below / THE CURRENT VALUE · PAYABLE IN CASH NOTES ·, T. STANSHALL/ CHAs MOOR/ RICHD FISHER/ WM FILLINGHAM/ WM READETT/ AND/ T. WILSON. Davis 4. VF, toned.


From the Norman Frank Collection.

The reverse names the local merchants who issued the token: the grocer Thomas Stanhall, chemist Charles Moor, drapers Richard Fraser and William Fillingham, grocer William Readett, and brazier Thomas Wilson.