The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £520

Estimate: £600 - £800

Middlesex [Specious and Collectors’], Skidmore’s Clerkenwell series, Penny, Christ’s Hospital, Newgate Street, rev. fictitious arms, edge i promise to pay on demand the bearer one penny, 23.97g/1h (DH 149). From the usual flawed dies, extremely fine and patinated with just a hint of original colour, extremely rare, very few specimens known £600-800


Provenance: SNC November 1970 (13184); D.L. Spence Collection, Part I, DNW Auction 63, 7 October 2004, lot 1341; bt J.A. Bobbe November 2004