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 £25,000

Estimate: £25,000 - £30,000

Jamaica, Authority of November 1758, Doubloon (valued at Five Pounds), VICEROYALTY OF PERU, Ferdinand VI, 8 Escudos, 1751jm, Lima, both sides centrally countermarked with floriate gr raised within a circular indent (Prid. 1; Gordon 1/d, this coin not listed; KM. 11.4; F 1), Tiny distinguishing graze between 5 and 1 of date and some minor surface marks, otherwise coin and countermarks very fine, very rare; about 10 specimens recorded, of which this is one of the finest £25,000-30,000

Footnote

Provenance: R.A. Brandon Collection.

Slabbed in NGC holder, graded XF 45