Token, copper, 33mm diameter. Anglesey penny, 1787. (DH Anglesey 17 to 85). Issuer Thomas Williams, Parys Mining Co., 1787, 1d. Obverse Head of Druid. Reverse Monogram, PMC and promise to pay. Notes This copper mining company was the first to start issuing tokens. This one, with minor variations in appearance, was made in 1787, 1788 and 1791. It was also the most numerous token, some 250 versions having been struck. It was known as the Anglesey penny.
- Coins, Medals & Tokens
- Object Number:
diameter: 33 mm,
- visual and verbal communication
- exchange medium
- Mr. J. Newmark.
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.