The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £170

Estimate: £90 - £120

Norfolk, Norwich, John Rooks, Halfpence, 1793 (6), cockade between e and t (3), rooks edge, 10.20g/12h (DH 46), edge plain, 10.74g/6h (DH 46a), willey snedshill edge, 9.50g/6h (DH 46b), cockade to t (3), rooks edge, 10.20g/6h (DH 47), edge plain, 10.60g/6h (DH 47a), different rev., edge plain, 10.19g/12h (DH 48); Lutwyche’s mule Halfpenny, rev. Britannia seated, edge london and engrailed, 8.83g/12h (DH 49) [7]. DH 46 extremely fine and patinated, DH 47a virtually as struck with considerable original colour, DH 46b fair but extremely rare, DH 47 fine, others very fine


Provenance: DH 46 bt M.Z. Gerson August 1978; DH 46a bt P. Flanagan November 1981; DH 46b J.R. Farnell Collection, Part II, Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction (New York), 26 May 1982, lot 3 (part), bt J.A. Bobbe July 1982; DH 47 bt P. Flanagan April 1980; *DH 47a bt J.A. Bobbe September 1996; DH 48 S.V. Hagley Collection, W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 735 (part), bt R. Gladdle November 1998; DH 49 bt R. Gladdle June 1991