The Lyall Collection of Cut and Countermarked Coins

Date of Auction: 25th September 2018

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £300 - £400

St. Domingue (Cap-Français), Authority of July 1781, Half-Escalin, a Spanish-American 1 Réal cob, trimmed to a round shape, rev. countermarked c on a crowned anchor raised within a shaped indent, 0.92g/14.2gr (VG 2; Rudman p.8; KM. 7.2). Coin fair, countermark fine or better, very rare £300-400


Provenance: ‘Bostonian’ Collection, Bank Leu Auction 51 (Zurich), 24-6 October 1990, lot 1189