Countermarked Silver Dollars

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Lot 1607       Countermarked Silver Dollars

Estimate $8,000
SOLD $10,800

RENFREWSHIRE, Greenock, Wilton Gowans' four shillings and ninepence, a U.S.A. silver dollar, 1795, flowing hair type (Bolender 1) countermarked WG & Co. 4/9 underneath in an indented T shape (Davis 140). Host coin nearly very fine, countermark good very fine, exceedingly rare and of great interest as countermarked on the first type U.S. silver dollar.

Ex Walter Allen (lot 126) Collection (who bought it from Hamilton of Glasgow in May 1971: illustrated on the back cover of the Spink Sale 34 catalogue. Three specimens known, one of which is cancelled.

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