Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £600

Estimate: £200 - £250

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Penny, 1787, similar but no acorn border, rev. value above pm co cypher, edge on demand in london liverpool & anglesey, 20.41g/6h (DH 9a). Extremely fine, reverse with original colour, very rare; the first 18th century trade token struck for circulation in the British Isles £200-250


Provenance: Fawcett/Litman Collection; D.L. Spence Collection, Part III, DNW Auction 70B, 11 July 2006, lot 1852 (part)