Scarce Anglesey Parys Mine Company Druid Penny 1787

Scarce Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper Conder penny token dated 1787. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left, thick wreath with four acorns at the tie and three inner leaves over head. Reverse: Cypher of “PMC” (Parys Mine Company), with date, “1787” above: “WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ONE PENNY”. Edge inscription: “ON DEMAND IN LONDON LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY .X..”. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as: “SCARCE”. Reasonable collectable condition with some light edge bruising, see photograph.

D&H Anglesey No: 54. Diameter 33.4mm. F+. £35.00

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