Countermarked Tokens from the Collection of Neil Beaton

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

RENFREWSHIRE, Paisley, W. Langmuir, Paisley Dollar Society, a PERU, Charles III, 8 Réales, 1781mi, Lima, obv. countermarked payable by w · langmuir · around bishop holding mitre and flanked by two shields, rev. countermarked paisley dollar society · around 5/3 encircled in wreath, the rev. countermark cancelled with a grille pattern, 26.02g/12h (Manville 77, this coin listed; KM. CC83). Coin poor, countermarks fair, that on obverse mostly obliterated, rare £900-1,200


Provenance: W. Allen Collection, Spink Auction 34, 14-15 March 1984, lot 109 [from Spink 1976]