Countermarked Silver Dollars

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Lot 1579       Countermarked Silver Dollars

Estimate $400

BUTESHIRE, Rothsay Mills, one shilling and eight pence, a cut one third of a Charles III Mexico City Mint eight reales (1777-84) counterstamped with 'Payable at Rothsay Mills' in a circle around a large 1/8 in relief in a sunken circle (Davis 64). Host coin good fine, countermark good very fine and rare.

Ex Walter Allen (lot 27) Collection (from Ferris of Glasgow). Twenty-three coins known with this countermark.

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