The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection
Date of Auction: 7th December 2015
Sold for £600
Estimate: £700 - £1,000
FootnoteProvenance: F.S. Cokayne Collection; with Spink; R.S. Brown Collection, Part IV, DNW Auction T12, 3 October 2012 [from J. Spingarn April 1999, $6,000], recté silver-gilt.
Sold with a related letter from the Goldsmiths’ Company, 17 October 2012, detailing the results of X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy on the coin, which was acquired by Cokayne as gold and described as such on prior occasions