The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £450

Estimate: £200 - £250

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies, 1787 (15), thick wreath, straight 1 and 7 in date, two acorns at tie, two inner leaves over head (5), 28.25g/12h (DH 59), 28.26g/12h (DH 61), 28.09g/12h (DH 62), 27.74g/12h (DH 63), 27.92g/12h (DH 66); three inner leaves over head (4), 26.31g/12h (DH 67), 28.56g/12h (DH 68), 28.43g/12h (DH 69), 28.24g/12h (DH 70); four inner leaves over head, 28.55g/12h (DH 73 bis); five inner leaves over head (3), 27.98g/12h (DH 71), 28.41g/12h (DH 72), 28.48g/12h (DH 73); six inner leaves over head (2), 28.14g/12h (DH 75), 27.98g/12h (DH 76) [15]. DH 76 extremely fine, DH 59, 62 and 70 very fine, others in varied state, several rare, particularly DH 72, 73 bis and 75 £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: DH 59 bt P. Flanagan October 1980; DH 61, 62, 68, 69, 70 and 71 W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 346 (part) [61 and 70 from R. Dalton December 1912, 62, 68 and 71 from Lincoln November 1913, 69 from Baldwin March 1913], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 170 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lots 1130, 1133 (parts); DH 63 bt W. McKivor November 2001; DH 66 bt M.Z. Gerson November 1981; DH 67 S.V. Hagley Collection, W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1133 (part); DH 72 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 1156 (part); DH 73 G.C. Heyde Collection, W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1133 (part); DH 73 bis F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Baldwin July 1933], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 170 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1133 (part); DH 75 bt J. Spingarn May 1997; *DH 76 J. Spingarn Collection FPL (459) [from J.A. Bobbe], bt J.S. February 2001