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 £2,200

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

First coinage, 4 Merks, 1670, type II, thistle below bust, 26.11g/6h (D 4; M 3; SCBI 35 –; B 2; S 5605; KM. 104.2). Metal faults in edge and some blank filing on reverse at 6 o’clock, otherwise good fine, rare £800-1,000

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Provenance: W.D. Ferguson Collection, SCMB August 1960 (614)