Tokens from the Late David Griffiths Collection

Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £310

Estimate: £200 - £250

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Penny, 1787, attributed to J. Wilson for W. Williams, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 17 acorns, signed w, rev. value above pm co cypher, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 29.58g/6h (DH 15). Turned in the die with partial double impression of the cypher, extremely fine with reflective fields and a hint of original colour on reverse, rare £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: J.A. Bobbe Collection; Joseph Lepczyk Auction 62 (Lansing, MI), 17 May 1985, lot 166