The Lyall Collection of Cut and Countermarked Coins

Date of Auction: 25th September 2018

Sold for £400

Estimate: £200 - £260

Virgin Islands – Tortola, Authority of February 1801, Half-Dollar, a cut half-segment of a Charles III, 8 Reales, [1]794, Mexico City, rev. countermarked tortola raised within a shaped indent, 13.58g/209.6gr (Prid. 1 [Sale, lot 175]; Pridmore, SNC September 1974, type 1/b, late die state). Coin fair to fine, countermark better £200-260


Provenance: H.N. Wright Collection; bt Spink 1972