The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £460

Estimate: £120 - £150

Co Dublin, Dublin, M. Murphy, Prattent’s mule Farthing, 1796, from the same obv. die as previous, rev. two male busts vis-à-vis, edge plain, 4.01g/6h (DH 400). Extremely fine and patinated, very rare £120-150


Provenance: J.R. Farnell Sr Collection, Part II, Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction (New York), 26 May 1982, lot 92 (part); M.Z. Gerson Collection; W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1428 [from M.Z.G. September 1985]; bt J.A. Bobbe June 2002