The Collection of 18th Century Tokens formed by Dr David L Spence

Date of Auction: 11th July 2006

Sold for £500

Estimate: £200 - £300

Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies, 1787 (17), all with thick wreath and curved 7 in date, single acorn at tie (2), 28.11g/12h (DH 18), 29.37g/12h (DH 19); two acorns at tie (7), 28.08g/12h (DH 25), 28.11g/12h (DH 28), 28.69g/12h (DH 29), 29.33g/12h (DH 30), 29.08g/12h (DH 31), 29.60g/12h (DH 32), 28.66g/12h (DH 36); four acorns at tie (8), 29.02g/12h (DH 41), 28.19g/12h (DH 42), 28.44g/12h (DH 44), 28.54g/12h (DH 45), 29.04g/12h (DH 50), 28.72g/12h (DH 55), 28.53g/12h (DH 56), 28.92g/12h (DH 58) [17]. DH 18, 28, 56 and 58 about fine and better, others generally very fine or better, DH 42 with original colour, others mostly patinated, DH 32 with characteristic die flaws on both sides but very rare (£200-300)