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

Date of Auction: 17th November 2011

Sold for £19,000

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Jamaica, ——— Pistole (valued at One Pound Fifteen Shillings), VICEROYALTY OF NEW GRANADA, Ferdinand VI, 2 Escudos, 1758j, Popayán, both sides centrally countermarked with floriate gr raised within a circular indent, 6.64g/102.5gr (Prid. 2, this coin; Gordon 2c, this coin; KM. 10.2, this coin; F 3). Coin good fine, countermarks very fine, of the highest rarity; only three other specimens recorded £10,000-15,000


Provenance: R.A. Byrne Collection, Jess Peters Auction 78 (Los Angeles), 13-14 June 1975, lot 798