Anglesey 165, 1788 penny counterfeits (Dalton & Hamer, page 353)
Denomination: penny, scarcity: Fairly common
Thin wreath. Long-Topped P. Straight 1 and 7. Single acorns.
27 acorns in wreath.
165. O: Druid's head in a thin wreath of oak. Twenty-seven acorns. A different
wreath from any others.
R: A monogram cypher, P M Co. WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ONE PENNY 1788.
Date above the cypher. 1 under second limb of second N.
E: ON DEMAND IN LONDON LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY.
165a. E: Plain.
No. 165a, RRR. 165, common.
The counterfeits are usually in poor condition, badly struck and light weight.
The letters of edge reading also differ in size and shape. They are not struck