The Roehrs Collection of West Indies Cut and Countermarked Coins (Part I) (28 September 2010)

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Date of Auction: 28th September 2010

Sold for £160

Estimate: £150 - £200

——— Dollar, MEXICO, Ferdinand VII, 8 Réales, 1818jj, Mexico City, obv. countermarked with incuse crowned gr, 26.89g/414.9gr (Prid. 3 [Sale, lot 155]; KM. 4.1). Coin and countermark very fine, rare £150-200


Provenance: Bt R.V. Zander July 1966.

The authenticity for this countermark variety, as a contemporary issue, has now been established by the few dollars that have been noted overstamped as Brazilian 960 réis, 1820 (type as KM. 326.1)