The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £520

Estimate: £300 - £400

Middlesex [Specious and Collectors’ series], Skidmore’s Clerkenwell series, Penny, Surgeon’s Hall, Old Bailey, rev. from the same die as previous, edge i promise to pay on demand the bearer one penny, 24.28g/12h (DH 163). From the usual flawed dies, extremely fine with a hint of original red, obverse with attractive reflective surface, very rare £300-400


Provenance: Baldwin Auction 24, 9-10 October 2000, lot 1154 (part); bt J.A. Bobbe November 2004