Parys Underground Group / Grwp Tanddaearol Parys

Examples of Parys Pennies

Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper Conder penny token dated 1787. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left, thick wreath with one acorn below the tie. 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..”. The Parys Mine Company was first to issue tokens, for payment to their workers, and general circulation, ahead of John Wilkinson the Shropshire Ironmaster. This precipitated the development of the whole commercial token series as catalogued by Dalton & Hamer. Nice collectable condition.D&H Anglesey No: 18. Diameter 33mm. VF-. £30.00

Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper Conder penny token dated 1787. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left, thick wreath with one acorn below the tie. 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..”. The Parys Mine Company was first to issue tokens, for payment to their workers, and general circulation, ahead of John Wilkinson the Shropshire Ironmaster. This precipitated the development of the whole commercial token series as catalogued by Dalton & Hamer. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.D&H Anglesey No: 19. Diameter 33mm. VF-. £30.00

Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper Conder penny token dated 1787. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left, thick wreath with two acorns above the tie. 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..”. The Parys Mine Company was first to issue tokens, for payment to their workers, and general circulation, ahead of John Wilkinson the Shropshire Ironmaster. This precipitated the development of the whole commercial token series as catalogued by Dalton & Hamer. Reasonable collectable condition with some light edge bruising, see photograph.

D&H Anglesey No: 28. Diameter 33mm. F. £20.00

Welsh Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1791. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left with eighteen acorns in wreath. Reverse: Cypher of “PMCo” (Parys Mine Company), with date, “1791” above: “THE ANGLESEY MINES HALFPENNY”. Edge inscription: PAYABLE IN ANGLESEY LONDON OR LIVERPOOL <<<<<<<”. The Parys Mine Company was first to issue tokens, for payment to their workers, and general circulation, ahead of John Wilkinson the Shropshire Ironmaster. This precipitated the development of the whole commercial token series as catalogued by Dalton & Hamer. Reasonable collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Anglesey No: 387. Diameter 29mm. F. £12.00

 

Parys Mine Company (Anglesey) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1794. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left, twenty-five acorns in wreath. Reverse: Cypher of “PMCo” (Parys Mine Company), with date, “1794” above: “THE ANGLESEY MINES HALFPENNY”. Plain edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "SCARCE". The Parys Mine Company was first to issue tokens, for payment to their workers, and general circulation, ahead of John Wilkinson the Shropshire Ironmaster. This precipitated the development of the whole commercial token series as catalogued by Dalton & Hamer. Good collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H Anglesey No: 416a. Diameter 27mm. F- £12.00

 

Lutwyche's Amlwch (Anglesey) copper Conder mule halfpenny token dated 1793. Obverse: Hooded bust of a Druid to the left, eighteen acorns in wreath. Reverse: Shield of arms with a windlass crest: "ASSOCIATED IRISH MINE COMPANY 1793". Edge inscription: PAYABLE IN ANGLESEY LONDON OR LIVERPOOL .X.”. Unusual muled token combining both the Welsh and Irish mining companies. Nice collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H Anglesey No: 428. Diameter 28mm. VF. £20.00