The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £370

Estimate: £250 - £350

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies, 1787 (7), thick wreath, curved 7 in date, two acorns at tie below the ribbon (2), 28.10g/12h (DH 32), 28.23g/12h (DH 35, this piece illustrated); two acorns at tie, one above, one below, 28.95g/12h (DH 36); three acorns at tie (4), straight 1 in date (2), 28.65g/12h (DH 37), 28.34g/12h (DH 38), curved 1 in date (2), 29.81g/12h (DH 39), 29.22g/12h (DH 40) [7]. DH 32 and 40 good fine, former with edge knocks, DH 35 extremely fine and extremely rare, others very fine and better but some have been artificially treated, DH 39 with surface damage on reverse, last four rare £250-350

Footnote

Provenance: DH 32 and 39 bt J.A. Bobbe November 2004; *DH 35 W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1129 (part) [from J.A. Bobbe 1996]; DH 36 bt J.A. Bobbe February 1996; DH 37 bt S. Cordova October 1990; DH 38 bt J.A. Bobbe December 2004; DH 40 bt W. McKivor November 2001