Elephant Tokens by Variety | Colonial Coins by Type | U.S. Coins by Denomination

  
LONDON ELEPHANT TOKEN
THIN PLANCHET
SWORD IN UPPER RIGHT QUADRANT

Rarity: 5 known

Variety equivalents:
Breen 184, Hodder 1-C

Known examples (5):
1. Roper.  Breen plate coin.

2. British Museum.

3. John J. Ford

4. New York collection

5. "VF-20".  Ex - Fred Baldwin, sold in 1963 - Norweb collection, November 1987, Lot 1228 - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Collections of Craig N. Smith and George William Youngerman", March 13-15, 2003, Lot 36, plated, "...159.0 grains.  Diameter: 28.5 mm..."

Significant examples:
In the February 2005 issue of NUMISMATIST (page 63), William Anton offered a 1694 Elephant Token for $175,000.00, describing it as follows: "Sword in second quarter; Superb Gem Uncirculated."  This may be the "New York" collection example listed above as #4.