The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2013

Sold for £360

Estimate: £150 - £200

Co Dublin, Dublin, J. O’Bryen, Farthing, 1796, three sugar-loaves suspended above legend, rev. tea canister and sugar loaves, edge plain, 4.87g/6h (DH 386). Die flaw on reverse in early stage, extremely fine with original colour and reflective surfaces, rare £150-200


Provenance: W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1417 [from R. Gladdle 1983]; bt J.A. Bobbe June 2002