Countermarked Tokens from the Collection of Neil Beaton

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

Sold for £700

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

RENFREWSHIRE, Greenock, McFie, Lindsay & Co, a MEXICO, Ferdinand VII, 8 Réales, 1817jj, Mexico City, obv. countermarked mcfie lindsay & coy * greenock * around 4/6, 25.92g/12h (Manville 57, and p.112, this coin listed; Hodge, BNJ 2009, p.243, no.9, this coin; Hodge, SNC December 2011, pp.137-8; KM. CC58). Coin fine but pierced, countermark very fine £800-1,000


Provenance: A.T. Macmillan Collection [from R. Milcarek December 1994]; DNW Auction 71, 28 September 2006, lot 1034.

The previous details of provenance given in Manville should be ignored