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

Date of Auction: 11th July 2006

Sold for £440

Estimate: £150 - £200

Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Pennies (14), 1788 (13), all with thin wreath and short-topped p in cypher, curved 1 and straight 7 in date (6), 28.40g/12h (DH 172), 28.35g/12h (DH 186), 27.48g/12h (DH 206), 28.32g/12h (DH 208), 28.97g/12h (DH 214), 28.85g/12h (DH – [214 obv., 171 rev.]); straight 1 and 7 in date (7), 28.90g/12h (DH 220), 27.58g/12h (DH 226), 27.89g/12h (DH 230), 27.91g/12h (DH 231), 27.94g/12h (DH 234), 28.81g/12h (DH 237), 28.87g/12h (DH 241); 1791, Boulton issue, 28.00g/6h (DH 255) [14]. First six, DH 234 and 241 about fine and better but several very rare, DH 226 and 255 extremely fine with original colour, remainder very fine and better, some nicely patinated (£150-200)