The Collection of Cut and Countermarked Coins formed by the late Edward Roehrs

Date of Auction: 17th November 2011

Sold for £200

Estimate: £40 - £60

British Honduras, ——— Dollar, Mexico, Ferdinand VII, 8 Réales, 1819jj, Mexico City, obv. countermarked with incuse crowned gr, 26.77g/413.1gr (countermark type not recorded in Prid.; cf. Burzio pl. 233; cf. Roehrs I, lots 6-7). Harshly cleaned (since 2007), otherwise coin and countermark fine or better, possibly a modern concoction £40-60


Provenance: Noble Numismatics Auction 59 (Sydney), 17-19 November 1998, lot 2546; R.A. Climpson Collection, Noble Numismatics Auction 85B (Melbourne), 25 July 2007, lot 1820