Countermarked Silver Dollars

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Lot 1578       Countermarked Silver Dollars

Estimate $450

BUTESHIRE, Rothsay Millls two shillings and sixpence or halfcrown, a Charles III cut half of eight reales Spanish American mint, 17 (?) countermarked with 'payable at Rothsay Mills' in a circle around a sunken rectangle containing 2/6 (Davis 63). Host coin very good countermark good fine, very rare.

Ex Walker Allen (lot 26) Collection. Twelve coins known with this countermark.

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