Countermarked Tokens from the Collection of Neil Beaton

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

Sold for £1,200

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

RENFREWSHIRE, Paisley, J. Muir, a MEXICO, Charles IIII, 8 Réales, 1796fm, Mexico City, obv. countermarked j. muir manufr · paisley — around 5/·, rev. countermarked with the Prince of Wales’ feathers, ich dien on scroll, the obv. countermark cancelled with a grille pattern, 26.41g/12h (Manville 83, and p.162, item a, this coin; KM. CC87). Coin and countermarks fair, that on reverse mostly obliterated £900-1,200


Provenance: H.E. Manville Collection; W. Allen Collection, Spink Auction 34, 14-15 March 1984, lot 114