The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £100 - £150

ANGLESEY, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, imitation (?) Penny, an unstruck blank, edge i promise to pay on demand the bearer one penny, 22.35g. Very fine, as made, unusual £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 354 (part); J.A. Bobbe Collection; bt J.A.B. June 1996.

The weight of this blank and the uneveness of the lettering on it would suggest an imitation; alternatively, if the blank is genuine, it was probably discarded because it is
c. 6g underweight