The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £420

Estimate: £200 - £250

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies, 1788 (10), long-topped p, curved 1 and straight 7 in date, single acorns (7), 20 in wreath (2), 28.65g/12h (DH 129), 28.70g/12h (DH 130), 17 in wreath (4), 28.66g/12h (DH 132), 28.37g/12h (DH 133), 29.00g/12h (DH 134), 28.63g/12h (DH 135), 16 in wreath, 28.63g/12h (DH 137), double acorns (3), 24 in wreath, 25.71g/12h (DH 138), 22 in wreath (2), 28.52g/12h (DH 139), 28.98g/12h (DH 140) [10]. DH 129 extremely fine with original colour, DH 130 and 135 about extremely fine and extremely rare but former with metal flaw on reverse, DH 133 and 139 good very fine but latter with surface artificially treated, others in varied state, several very rare £200-250

Footnote

Provenance: *DH 129 bt R. Gladdle August 1989; DH 130 R. Dalton Collection, A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 179 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1142 (part); DH 132 F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Baldwin March 1927], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 179 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1142 (part); DH 133, 134, 137 and 138 W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 347 (part) [133 from Spink April 1924, 134 and 137 from R. Dalton December 1912, 138 from R. Dalton December 1913], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 179 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1142 (part); DH 135 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]; DH 139 and 140 bt J.A. Bobbe June 1996