Steve Davis of Numismatic Auctions LLC passed along this selection of Conder tokens in his upcoming February 2022 sale #66.
Lot 3144: Rare & Superb Cambridge, James Burleigh's Penny Conder
Token of 1799. Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, Penny, 1799. DH-9.
Wonderful deep brown and cobalt blue choice mirror bronzed Unc
with touches of iridescence. Rare and elusive at this near censustopping level of preservation. A colorful FDC example sold for
$1100 hammer in a recent CNG sale. ($750-1000)
Lot 3155: Hampshire, Gosport Census-Topping Penny Conder Token
Gem of 1798. Hampshire, Gosport, Penny, 1798. DH-2. Superb
reflective P/L red and brown Gem Unc with glass-like fields
and natural iridescent blue overtones, simply amazing in hand.
Certainly among the best, if not the finest known. ($400-600)
Lot 3164: Rare High Relief Select Grade Middlesex, Orchard's Conder
Token Penny of 1803. Middlesex, Orchard's Penny, 1803(listed
as 1808 in error). DH-38, early die state without the diagnostic
obverse die crack. Handsome deep glossy brown aUnc-Unc, cpl
tiny marks, otherwise nice with somewhat reflective fields. Rarely
offered and even more so this nice! ($750-1000)
Lot 3225: Rare & Popular Somersetshire, Bath Pulteney Bridge
Halfpenny Conder Token. Somersetshire, Bath, 1/2 Penny, ND.
DH-80, the famous Pulteney Bridge issue, listed as Rare. Dark
chocolate brown Unc and seldom obtainable. ($500-750)
Lot 3234: Rare Warwickshire, Coventry, St. Michaels Church
Architectural Penny Conder Token. Warwickshire, Coventry,
Penny, ND. DH-38a listed as Rare. Stunning mahogany brown
and periwinkle-bluish toned Unc. Spectacular exterior and interior
architectural views of St. Michael's Church. ($500-750)
Lot 3254: Worcestershire, Hagley, T. Spence Halfpenny High Grade
Conder Token Rarity of 1790. Worcestershire, Hagley, T. Spence
½ Penny, 1790. DH-22a and listed as Rare. Impressive red and
brown Unc. An exceptionally rare issue, especially in this grade,
great look and color! Ex: Baldwin's Vault. ($400-600)
Lot 3262: Scotland, Angusshire, Dundee, Admiral Duncan Penny Conder
Token of 1798 in High Grade. Scotland, Angusshire, Dundee,
Penny, 1798. DH-6 and listed as Rare. Well struck, high relief
chestnut brown bronzed Unc. Popular Admiral Duncan/Adam &
Eve motif accompanied by an old Hamer ticket. ($600-800)
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