The Lyall Collection of Cut and Countermarked Coins

Date of Auction: 25th September 2018

Sold for £220

Estimate: £200 - £300

British Honduras, Countermarked series, c. 1810-20, Dollar, a Ferdinand VII, 8 Réales, 1818jj, Mexico City, obv. countermarked crowned gr raised within a square indent, 26.26g/405.2gr (cf. Prid. 1 [Sale, lot 156, this same countermark]; cf. KM. 1.2; cf. Byrne 1371-2). Coin about fine but with small piercing on top at the edge, countermark fine £200-300


Provenance: W. Tankersley Collection, Baldwin Auction 18, 12-13 October 1998, lot 3.

The same countermark as the previous lot and appears to be contemporary; it is the same punch as Howland Wood, fig. 108