The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £980

Estimate: £600 - £800

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Penny, 1788, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 25 acorns, rev. pm co cypher, short-topped p, curved 1 and straight 7 in date, edge on demand in london liverpool or anglesey, 28.76g/12h (DH 169). A piece of fine work, small area of toning behind head, otherwise brilliant and as struck with reflective fields and rainbow tone, of the highest rarity, very few specimens known £600-800

Footnote

Provenance: Bt J. Spingarn April 1996