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 £900

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

RENFREWSHIRE, Greenock, J. & A. Muir, a GUATEMALA, Ferdinand VII, 8 Réales, 1821m, Nueva Guatemala, obv. countermarked j & a. muir * greenock · * around 4/6, 26.49g/12h (Manville 59, and p.116, item g, this coin listed; Hodge, SNC October 2007, pp.254-5; KM. CC59). Coin about fine and toned but with attempted piercing on reverse, countermark very fine, rare £1,200-1,500

Footnote

Provenance: Jess Peters Auction (Decatur, USA), 30-1 October 1973, lot 834; N.G. Brodie Collection, DNW Auction 55, 8 October 2002, lot 243 [from G.M.D. Stewart December 1980]