The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £330

Estimate: £150 - £200

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Penny, 1787, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 21 acorns, rev. value above pm co cypher, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.24g/6h (DH 9). Small toning spot in centre of reverse, otherwise brilliant and virtually as struck with a hint of original colour, rare; the first full-weight 18th century trade token £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: ‘Kap’ [F.S. Cokayne] Collection; J.A. Bobbe Collection [from R. Lobel April 1985]; bt J.A.B. September 1994