18th Century, Anglesey, Trysclwyn, Parys Mine Co, Pattern Penny by J. Westwood Jr, druid’s head left, reverse PM Co cypher, edge EDW HUGHES THO WILLIAMS IOHN DAWES PARIS LODGE (DH 3). Minor metal fault on reverse at 6 o’clock, otherwise extremely fine and patinated, rare (£60-80)
Bell, ST p.58.
The Parys Mine Co was jointly owned by the Revd. Edward Hughes, Thomas Williams, MP for Anglesey, and the London banker John Dawes