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

Date of Auction: 17th November 2011

Sold for £780

Estimate: £300 - £400

St. Domingue (Cap-Français), ——— Half-Escalin, VICEROYALTY OF PERU, Charles II, cob Half-Réal, 1672e, Potosí, rev. countermarked with a c on a crowned anchor raised within a shaped indent, 1.14g/17.6gr (VG 2; Rudman p.8; KM 7.2). Coin trimmed round, about fine, very rare £300-400


Provenance: A. Mangones Collection, Harmer Rooke Auction (New York), 8 April 1976, lot 242 (part)