The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £410

Estimate: £200 - £250

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Proof Penny, 1788, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 23 acorns, rev. pm co cypher, long-topped p, curved 1 and straight 7 in date, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.26g/12h (DH 127). Trifling hairlines on obverse and a small surface metal fault on reverse, otherwise brilliant and virtually as struck, bronzed, very rare £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: Bt J.A. Bobbe February 1996