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

Date of Auction: 11th July 2006

Sold for £370

Estimate: £200 - £250

Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, Westwood’s Pattern Halfpenny, 1788, in copper, druid’s head encircled by wreath with 17 acorns, rev. pm co cypher, parys mines company inscribed on downstrokes, value above, edge payable in anglesey at greenfield or in london x x, 13.64g/12h (DH 270). Virtually as struck and attractively patinated, very rare (£200-250)