The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £360

Estimate: £150 - £200

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Penny, 1787, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 22 acorns, rev. from the same die as previous, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.70g/6h (DH 10). Obverse scratched, otherwise about very fine, reverse about extremely fine, extremely rare; only two other specimens known to the cataloguer in private hands £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: Bt P. Flanagan November 1997