British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £500

Estimate: £500 - £1,000

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, uniface obv. striking of a Penny [1788], by J.G. Hancock, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 17 acorns, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.95g (DH 92, this piece). Struck very slightly off-centre and with small edge knock at 5 o’clock, otherwise very fine, UNIQUE £500-1,000


Provenance: Glendining Auction, 5 April 1907 (lot 185); F.S. Cokayne Collection; A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 173; W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1135