The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2012

Sold for £320

Estimate: £120 - £150

Anglesey, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies, 1788 (10), short-topped p, curved 1 and straight 7 in date, 26 acorns in wreath (2), 28.76g/12h (DH 170), 28.27g/12h (DH 172), 25 acorns (8), 28.14g/12h (DH 174), 28.81g/12h (DH 175), 28.55g/12h (DH 176), 28.59g/12h (DH 178), 28.70g/12h (DH 178 bis [178 obv./201 rev.]), 27.82g/12h (DH 179), 28.85g/12h (DH 180), 29.21g/12h (DH 183) [10]. DH 175 extremely fine but lacquered, DH 179 very fine but with some surface marks, extremely rare, others in varied state, some rare, especially DH 178 bis £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: DH 170, 179 and 180 W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 349 (part) [170 from R. Dalton December 1912, 179 from Spink November 1927, 180 from Spink July 1912], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 185 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1146 (part); DH 172 bt P. Flanagan October 1980; DH 174 bt A. Davisson July 1996; *DH 175 S.V. Hagley Collection, W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1146 (part); DH 176 and 178 bis bt J.A. Bobbe November 2004; DH 178 bt S. Cordova May 1988; DH 183 bt J.A. Bobbe August 1997