The Lyall Collection of Cut and Countermarked Coins

Date of Auction: 25th September 2018

Sold for £850

Estimate: £300 - £400

Virgin Islands – Tortola, Authority of February 1801, Half-Dollar, a cut half-segment of a Charles IIII, 8 Réales, [17]91fm, Mexico City, obv. countermarked tortola raised within a shaped indent, 13.02g/200.9gr (Prid. 1 [Sale, lot 172]; Pridmore, SNC September 1974, type I/a, early die state). Coin and countermark fine or better, countermark very rare in the early die state £300-400


Provenance: Hopkins Hoard, SNC September 1974 (1); bt Spink 1975