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

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Date of Auction: 17th November 2011

Sold for £2,000

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

——— Dollar (valued at Six Shillings and Eightpence), MEXICO, Ferdinand VI, 8 Réales, 1756mm, Mexico City, both sides centrally countermarked with floriate gr raised within a circular indent, obv. later countermarked with crowned gp raised within a circular indent, for Azores (c. 1887), 26.62g/410.8gr (cf. Prid. 4; KM. 8.2; cf. Roehrs I, lot 9). Fine or better, Azores countermark extremely fine, very rare £900-1,200

Footnote

Provenance: R.A. Byrne Collection, Jess Peters Auction 78 (Los Angeles), 13-14 June 1975, lot 1231