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

Date of Auction: 11th July 2006

Sold for £240

Estimate: £50 - £100

Amlwch, Parys Mine Co, imitation ‘Anglesey’ Halfpence (13), 1788 (5), anglesey edge, 13.33g/6h (DH 298), 12.05g/12h (DH 310), 12.52g/12h (DH 337), 12.90g/12h (DH 340), 12.55g/12h (DH 347); 1789 (2), redruth edge, 9.24g/11h (DH 376), bristol edge, 7.91g/6h (DH 376a); 1791 (3), bristol edges (2), 9.38g/12h (DH 394), 9.89g/6h (DH 396), anglesey edge, 10.71g/6h (DH 397); 1794 (3), redruth edge, 9.57g/6h (DH 415), edges plain (2), 8.71g/6h (DH 415a), 6.90g/12h (DH 416a) [13]. DH 340 extremely fine with much original colour, DH 310 nearly so and patinated, others generally fine, some better, DH 396 extremely rare (£50-100)