Scottish Silver Coins and Tokens, 1664-1807, From the Collection of the Late Harrington Manville

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

First coinage, 4 Merks, 1664, type I, narrow thistle to left of head, 26.41g/3h (Dodd 1; Murray 1; SCBI 35 –; Burns 1; S 5604; KM. 104.1). Edge flattened by date and die flaw at back of head, otherwise fine, rare £800-1,000

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Provenance: R. Wilson Collection, Spink Auction 189, 27 June 2007, lot 214; bt M.C.S. Rasmussen June 2009