Counterfeit Anglesey Parys Mines Druid Penny 1791

Counterfeit Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper penny token dated 1791. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left with twenty five acorns in wreath. Reverse: Cypher of “PMCo” (Parys Mine Company) with date, “1791” above and legend: “WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ONE PENNY”. Edge inscription: “ON DEMAND IN LONDON LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY .”. Contemporary counterfeit token in good collectable condition with a couple of reverse digs, see photograph.

D&H Anglesey No: 254a. Diameter 33.5mm. F+. £35.00

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