The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £150

Estimate: £100 - £150

Wales, CARMARTHENSHIRE, Carmarthen, John Morgan, Halfpence (2), 11.94g/6h (DH 5), 11.66g/6h (DH 6); GLAMORGANSHIRE, Glamorgan [probably Merthyr Tydfil], William Taitt, Richard Crawshay and Samuel Homfray, Jorden’s Halfpence, 1795 (4), 9.61g/12h (DH 3a), 9.66g/12h, 9.43g/12h (both DH 3b, latter plated), 9.58g/12h (dies of DH 3, edge altered to deceive), Swansea, John Voss, Halfpenny, 1796, 7.83g/6h (DH 4); MONMOUTHSHIRE, Abergavenny, James Powell, Halfpenny, 1795, 9.60g/12h (DH 1); NORTH WALES, Lutwyche’s Halfpence (6), 1793 (5), 9.87g/6h (DH 2), 9.44g/12h (DH 6b), 9.54g/6h, 8.62g/6h (both DH 8), 10.77g/6h (DH 8a), 1794, 8.57g/6h (DH 12), Lutwyche’s Farthing, 1793, 3.82g/4h (DH 18) [15]. DH 8 extremely fine, DH 3a very fine, others in varied state £100-150


Provenance: Carmarthen DH 5, Glamorgan DH 3a and 3b at 9.43g bt R. Gladdle April 1988; DH 3b at 9.66g bt S. Cordova August 1988; DH 3 altered edge and DH 4 bt J. Spingarn June 1997; North Wales DH 18 bt J.A. Bobbe June 2001