Countermarked Tokens from the Collection of Neil Beaton

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

Sold for £700

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

LANCASHIRE, Cark-in-Cartmel, Cark Cotton Works, a MEXICO, Charles III, 8 Réales, 1777fm, Mexico City, obv. countermarked cark cotton works 1787, rev. countermarked four shillings and six pence, 26.29g/12h (Manville 101, and p.202, this coin not listed; Hodge, SNC April 2001, pp.93-5; KM. –). Coin fair and has been cleaned, countermarks generally fine, rare £900-1,200


Provenance: Bt M. Shaw March 2009