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 £2,400

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

First coinage, 4 Merks, 1664, type II, thistle below bust, 26.04g/12h (D 2; M 1a; SCBI 35, 1566; B –; S 5605; KM. 104.2). Even wear, obverse fine, reverse better, grey tone, very rare £1,200-1,500

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Provenance: J.K.R. Murray Collection, Spink Auction 57, 29 April 1987, lot 382; L. LaRiviere Collection, Spink Auction 179, 29 March 2006, lot 382