Countermarked Silver Dollars

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Lot 1598       Countermarked Silver Dollars

Estimate $350

PERTHSHIRE, Deanston, John Buchanan's Adelphi Mills, no value stated, a France, Louis XV, half ecu aux lauriers, Strassburg Mint (1726-40) countermarked on the obverse Adelphi Cotton Work around a woolsack (Davis 89). Host coin very worn, countermark very fine, rare.

Ex C.E. Pitchfork Collection (by exchange in 1966). Twenty-one coins of this denomination known.

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