Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £390

Estimate: £200 - £250

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Proof Penny, 1787, in gilt-copper, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 30 acorns, rev. value above pm co cypher, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.42g/6h (DH 5). Scrape on reverse rim at 11 o’clock and other minor rim nicks, has been cleaned in the past and with associated scuffing in fields, otherwise about extremely fine, rare £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: Bt S.E. Schwer May 1982