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Bell's / Withers Unofficial Farthings, 1820 - 1870
(Number references are Withers, from "Bell's Unofficial Farthings - a Supplement by Whitmore")






No.
Ref. No. Condition Price
UF.1 London, Little Newport Street - Foley & Shoyer, Ironmongers.
2530 VF £8
UF.2 London, Horse Artillery - Dragoon on horseback / "Wanted for the East




Indies, apply at No.35, Soho Square".
2500 NVF £10
UF.3 London, Bishopsgate I.E. Sparrow, Ironmonger. Balloon.
2850 VF/+ £15
UF.4 London, Westbourne Grove. William Owen, Ladies & Children's Mantles.
2718 VF/AVF £8
UF.5 Cork, Edward Duke Mahony Wool Store "Trimming Worsred & Cotton. C. 1847
5790 GVF £22
UF.6 Cork, William Fitz Gibbon and Co., Merchants, Cork (five lines) same both sides 5740 EF £18
UF.7 Dublin, (Ireland) McSwiney Delaney & Co, Lower Sackville St.
6160 VF £15
UF.8 March, Isle of Ely. John Smith, Wholesale & Retail Linen & Woolen Draper,......
3650 GF £7
UF.9 Norwich, H. Chamberlin Sons & Co. Retail & Wholesale Drapers. 1847
3940 VF/+ £18
UF.10 Norwich, Wilson's Confectioners 7 Bakers 1839
4050 VF £9
UF.11 Norwich, Thomas Parker - Licensed dealer in Game. 1852
4030 VF £12
UF.12 South Wales Farthing 1793.
DH 30 VF £9
UF.13 The London & Newcastle Tea Company's 1/4 lb check. 13, Welgate, Dundee.
Unlisted ! VF+ £20
UF.14 Willenhall (W.Mids). Padlock, bolt & curry comb 1844 / Rushbrooke's




Family Tea and Grocery Establishment.
5130 VF £8
UF.15 Yarmouth, S. Lessey, Grocer and Tea Dealer / Arms.
5260 VF £8

Brass Coin Weights
No.
Date Diameter Condition Price
W.1 James I, Unite : half-length bust of King r. / crowned XXII square 1612+ 18mm NF/Poor £25
W.2 James I, Unite : half-length bust of King r. / crowned XX round c1630 17mm GF/Poor £25
W.3 George III, Guinea, bust r. / 5PW 8GR, with lion countermark
20mm GF/+ £25
W.4 George III, Guinea. "Coined before 1772" / 5D 8G
19mm GF £25
W.9 George III, Guinea. 2:1s / 5PWT. 9Gr
20mm VF £10
W.5 Guinea weight for George III ; "Geo III - up to the 1, of Jan'y 1772" 1772
VF+ £14
W.6 Guinea weight for George III as above, countermarked coffee-pot. 1772
VF £12
W.7 Guinea weight for George III; his bust r. / 5Pw 8 Gr Guinea. Countermkd

VF £17
W.8 Another, similar to above, with cntrmk on rev. Different bust r. 5 Dwts 8Gr'

GVF+ £22
W.10 George IV Guinea Cur't Weight. Royal Mint, lion stdg on crown 1821 /




5DW 8GR Cur't Weight, rosette above & below. 1821 20mm GVF £12






W.13 Half-guinea coin weight - 1/2 Guine..under crown / bust of George II left

GVF £16
W.14 Half-guinea coin weight - Bust of George III r. / 2 P 16 G Half Guinea

VF £15
W.15 Half-guinea weight - George III era; 2 P 16 G on both sides. Cntrmkd

Gilt Brass £14
W.16 Sovereign weight- Royal Mint 1821 (Geo IV) Lion on crown / Cur weight. 1821
Brass £17






W.18 Decimal weight 3 oz Same both sides, with countermk "ER239"- .

Brass £7
W.19 Decimal weight 4 oz Same both sides, with countermk "ER239 LCC"- .

Brass £8
W.20 Troy 5 oz weight - same both sides. With countermark "L-R 2X54"

Brass £8
W.21 Apothecaries weight. One drachm 3J J.L.B. On both sides. ND
VF+ £4
W.22 Two drachms 3 i j H & S; same both sides. Brass

GVF £8
W.23 George III, 9S (= scruples) = 180 grains. (Same both sides) Brass
15mm GVF £8
W.24 George III, 18S (= scruples) = 360 grains. (Same both sides) Brass
17mm VF £12
W.25 George III 2.7 S 6 rosette 22 (Same both sides) Brass
21mm VF/+ £8
W.26 Victorian Crown, Registered Mar.16 1847 W&TA / One dram 3J Brass
18mm VF £6
W.27 Victorian - Lion stdg on crown - Standard W&TA / two scruples Eij




Rectangular, with cut corners. Brass
19/16mm VF £5
W.28 Portugal - Johannes (1816-26), Thirty six shillings, Same both sides




(used for gold 4 escudos) Dark, Brass
24mm VF £12
W.29 Portugal - 1 Moidor W / Portuguese arms. Brass. 1770s 22mm GVF+ £18
W.30 Portugal - A Moidore or 27 Shils, escallop above. Same both sides 1770s 22mm GVF £30