British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £1,050

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Proof Penny, 1788, in silver, from the same dies as previous, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 33.58g/12h (DH 128). Very light cabinet wear to high points of druid’s apparel and a small toning spot on hair, otherwise brilliant and practically as struck, attractively toned, of the highest rarity
£800-1,000

Footnote

Provenance: A.W. Jan Collection; A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 180