British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £1,600

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Proof Penny, 1788, in silver, from the same dies as previous, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 32.81g/12h (DH 217). Slight cabinet friction to high points of druid’s apparel, otherwise brilliant and virtually as struck, steel-grey tone, extremely rare £1,200-1,500


Provenance: Lincoln No.1 Collection; F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Lincoln April 1934]; Baldwin Auction 15, 13 October 1997, lot 99