British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £820

Estimate: £600 - £800

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Proof Penny, 1788, in silver, from the same dies as previous, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 34.21g/12h (DH 99). Test cut on reverse rim at 11 o’clock and another trifling rim nick at 6 o’clock, cleaned in the past and with associated surface marks, otherwise about extremely fine and extremely rare; one of the heaviest Anglesey pennies extant in any metal £600-800


Provenance: Spink Auction 104, 6 July 1994, lot 512, recté DH 99; W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1138, recté DH 99