The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £250

Estimate: £100 - £150

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Penny, 1788, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 21 acorns, rev. pm co cypher, long-topped p, curved 1 and 7 in date, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.71g/12h (DH 110). Virtually as struck but has been lacquered and with DH number painted on edge, very rare £100-150


Provenance: T. Hill Collection; P.C. Deane Collection; W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1136 (part) [from P.C.D. 1985]