Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £490

Estimate: £400 - £600

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pattern Penny [1786] by J. Milton, in white metal, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 10 acorns, rev. pm co cypher, edge plain, struck in collar, 18.19g/12h (DH 2a). Scratched by hood on obverse, otherwise better than very fine, of the highest rarity £400-600


Provenance: F.S. Cokayne Collection; A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 153; W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1115