Countermarked Silver Dollars

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Lot 1609       Countermarked Silver Dollars

Estimate $900

RENFREWSHIRE, Greenock, John McKenzie & Son, four shillings and sixpence, a Ferdinand VII, Guatemala Mint eight reales, 1821 countermarked J.McK. & Son Greenock around 4/6 in the centre all in a sunken circle with indented edge (Davis 100). Attractive deep toned extremely fine, both coin and countermark very attractive and probably the finest known.

Ex A. Thelluson (lot 390), H.M. Lingford (lot 761), H.D. Gibbs (lot 348), H. Manville and Walter Allen (lot 94) Collections illustrated on the front cover of the Spink 34 catalogue. Twenty-five specimens known, issued between 1815-1825.

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