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 £3,400

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

First coinage, 2 Merks, 1664, type I, thistle above head, 13.32g/3h (D 8; M 7; SCBI 35 –; B 1; S 5607; KM. 103.1). Light adjustment marks on reverse and consequent weakening of rims, otherwise obverse about very fine, reverse better, rare £1,200-1,500

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Provenance: Bridgewater House Collection, Sotheby Auction, 15-16 June 1972, lot 532; DNW Auction 71, 28 September 2006, lot 1002; bt Spink