The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £310

Estimate: £120 - £150

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies, 1787 (13), thick wreath, curved 7 in date, four acorns at tie, two inner leaves over head (7), 28.67g/12h (DH 41), 28.90g/12h (DH 42), 27.52g/12h (DH 43), 28.60g/12h (DH 45), 28.89g/12h (DH 46), 29.38g/12h (DH 47), 27.95g/12h (DH 48); three inner leaves over head, 30.20g/12h (DH 50); five inner leaves over head, 29.25g/12h (DH 51); no acorn at point of hood (4), 28.57g/12h (DH 54), 27.66g/12h (DH 55), 28.37g/12h (DH 57), 28.37g/12h (DH 58) [13]. DH 42, 45 and 47 about extremely fine, DH 51 and 54 good very fine but DH 54 lacquered, DH 41 about very fine, others in varied state, DH 48 and 57 very rare £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: DH 41 and 45 bt M.Z. Gerson November 1981; DH 42 bt J.A. Bobbe February 1996; DH 43 S.V. Hagley Collection, W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1130 (part); DH 46 and 48 bt W. McKivor December 2001; DH 47 and 54 P.C. Deane Collection, Christie’s Auction (New York), 4-5 December 1985, lots 116, 117 (parts [54 misattributed as 44]), bt J. Spingarn November 1997; DH 50 bt M.Z. Gerson March 1982; DH 51 bt S. Cordova April 1989; DH 55 F.S. Cokayne Collection, A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 169 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1130 (part); DH 57 bt S. Cordova October 1990; DH 58 bt R. Gladdle May 1997