Extremely Rare Counterfeit Anglesey Parys Mines Druid Penny 1790

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Extremely rare Counterfeit Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper Conder penny token dated 1788. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left with twenty-one acorns in wreath. Reverse: Cypher of “PMCo” (Parys Mine Company) with date, “1790” above and legend: “WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ONE PENNY”. Edge inscription: “ON DEMAND IN LONDON LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY .”. Contemporary counterfeit on small flan and underweight.  Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "RRR - EXTREMELY RARE". Good collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Anglesey No: 254a. Diameter 31.5mm. Weight 16.3g. F+. £60.00

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