The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £1,250

Estimate: £250 - £350

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pattern Penny, 1787, by J. Westwood, in copper, large druid’s head encircled by wreath with 24 acorns, rev. value above pm co cypher, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.19g/12h (DH 16). FDC, bronzed, most attractive and very rare


Provenance: J.R. Farnell Sr Collection, Part II, Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction (New York), 26 May 1982, lot 68 (part); W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1128; W. Anderson Collection, Davissons Mailbid Sale 13, 25 April 2000 (843)