Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens, Jetons, Medals and Books (2 & 3 April 2014)

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Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd April 2014

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

BUTE, Rothesay, Rothsay Cotton Works, a MEXICO, Ferdinand VII, 8 Réales, 1813fp, Zacatecas, obv. countermarked rothsay cotton works · around 4/6 1820, privy mark at base of rev. shield, 26.44g/12h (Manville 92, and p.181, this coin listed; Hodge, BNJ 2009, p.245; KM. CC100). Coin mediocre and scratched on obverse, countermark very fine, rare £1,000-1,500

Footnote

Provenance: Christie’s-Edmiston Auction (Glasgow), 27 November 1980, lot 61; W. Allen Collection, Spink Auction 34, 14-15 March 1984, lot 22