The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £950

Estimate: £300 - £400

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pattern Penny [1786] by J. Milton, in copper, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 10 acorns, rev. pm co cypher, edge + edw · hughes · tho · williams · iohn · dawes · paris · lodge ++, 18.10g/6h (DH 2). Virtually as struck with attractive brown patina, very rare £300-400

Footnote

Provenance: W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 343 (part) [from Baldwin March 1913]; A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 152; M.Z. Gerson Collection, Part II, Spink Auction 58, 30 April 1987, lot 329; W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1114; bt J.A. Bobbe May 2000