Countermarked Silver Dollars

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Lot 1616       Countermarked Silver Dollars

Estimate $1,200

RENFREWSHIRE, Paisley, W. Langmuir's five shillings and three pence or dollar, a Charles IIII, Mexico City Mint eight reales 1805 countermarked, on obverse 'Payable by W. Langmuir', around a bishop holding a mitre and flanked by two shields, reverse Paisley dollar Society around a wreath enclosing 5/3 (Davis 112). Very fine and very rare.

Ex Glendinings sale 4 April 1979 (lot 346). Thirteen specimens known, issued from 1813.

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  • Lot 1614  

    RENFREWSHIRE, Hurlet, John Wilson five shillings, as the previous except the countermark has been cancelled ...

    Estimate $700

  • Lot 1615  

    RENFREWSHIRE, Lochwinnoch, A. Gibson & Co. five shillings, a Charles IIII Mexico City Mint eight ...

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  • Lot 1616   This lot

    RENFREWSHIRE, Paisley, W. Langmuir's five shillings and three pence or dollar, a Charles IIII, Mexico ...

    Estimate $1,200

  • Lot 1617  

    RENFREWSHIRE, Paisley, W. Langmuir's dollar, as previous including some host coin exactly except countermark cancelled ...

    Estimate $550

  • Lot 1618  

    RENFREWSHIRE, Paisley J. Muir's five shillings, a Charles IIII Mexico City Mint eight reales 1804 ...

    Estimate $450