The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £220

Estimate: £100 - £150

ANGLESEY, Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, imitation Pennies (4), 1784, 24.82g/6h (DH 141), 1788 (2), 23.90g/6h (DH 144, edge filed to deceive), 24.26g/12h (DH 145), 1790, 24.65g/6h (DH 254); imitation Halfpence (2), 1788, 7.31g/5h (DH 298a), 1791, 7.17g/6h (DH 410); imitation ‘Paris Miners’ Halfpence, 1791 (3), 10.35g/6h (DH 436), 10.01g/6h (DH 436a), 9.15g/6h (DH 438b); imitation ‘Promissory’ Halfpence (3), 1791 (2), 9.73g/6h, 9.65g/6h (both DH 448), 1793, 8.63g/6h (DH 450); Westwood’s Penny imitating the Parys Mine series for Samuel Solomon, 1788 [struck 1796], 23.13g/6h (DH 168, edge filed to deceive) [13]. Last extremely fine with a hint of original colour, others in varied state, some rare £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: DH 141 and 436 bt J.A. Bobbe June 1996; DH 144 R. Dalton Collection, A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 182 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1142 (part); DH 145 bt S. Cordova February 1988; DH 168 bt J.A. Bobbe February 1997; DH 298 W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 357 (part) [from Baldwin March 1927], A.H. Baldwin Collection, Spink Auction 43, 18 April 1985, lot 215 (part), W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 1174 (part), bt R. Gladdle November 1998; DH 436a bt S. Cordova May 1988; DH 448 at 9.73g bt A. Davisson May 1997