British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £850

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Proof Penny, 1787, in silver, from the same dies as previous, edge on demand in london liverpool & anglesey, 19.30g/6h (DH 9a). Has been cleaned but partially re-toned, otherwise almost extremely fine, very rare; the first 18th century silver Proof token £800-1,000

Footnote

Provenance: A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 161 [from Spink 1960]