The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £290

Estimate: £150 - £200

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies, 1787 (8), thick wreath, curved 1 and straight 7 in date, three acorns at tie (6), 28.76g/12h (DH 77), 28.82g/12h (DH 79), 28.83g/12h (DH 80, this piece illustrated), 28.84g/12h (DH 81), 30.10g/12h (DH 82), 28.61g/12h (DH 83); four acorns at tie (2), 28.41g/12h (DH 84), 28.19g/12h (DH 85) [8]. DH 84 mediocre, DH 79, 83 and 85 about very fine, latter two very rare, others good very fine or better but one or two with artificially treated surfaces, DH 81 with original colour, DH 77 and 80 rare £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: DH 77 bt J. Spingarn May 1997; DH 79 bt J. Spingarn June 1997; DH 80 bt J.A. Bobbe February 1996; DH 81 bt J.A. Bobbe February 1992; *DH 82 O.P. Eklund Collection, J.A. Bobbe Collection, bt J.A.B. May 1989; DH 83 Lincoln ‘No. 1’ Collection, F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Lincoln June 1934], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 171 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1133 (part); DH 84 bt S. Cordova August 1998; DH 85 W.L. Gantz Collection, Glendining Auction, 23-7 June 1941, lot 1734 (part), F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Baldwin September 1941], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 171 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1133 (part)