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 £2,800

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

First coinage, 4 Merks, 1674, type III, f below bust, reads br, pellet either side of 4 of mark of value, 26.45g/6h (D 6; M 5b; SCBI 35, 1568; B 4, and fig. 1048; S 5606; KM. 104.3). Scottish shield weak with some minor associated blank filing, otherwise good fine, rare £1,200-1,500

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Provenance: W. Allen Collection, Spink Auction 34, 14-15 March 1984, lot 157; L. LaRiviere Collection, Spink Auction 179, 29 March 2006, lot 245