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SCOTLAND. Thistle Bank of Glasgow. ND (1811) AR 4 Shillings & 9 Pence. PCGS XF45. 26.95gm. "THISTLE BANK •" countermark in a circle around "4/9" / Thistle countermark. KM-CC49; Manville-46. Struck on a Mexico 1761-Mo MM Pillar 8 Reales of Carlos II

1054683 | SCOTLAND. Thistle Bank of Glasgow. ND (1811) AR 4 Shillings & 9 Pence. PCGS XF45. 26.95gm. "THISTLE BANK •" countermark in a circle around "4/9" / Thistle countermark. KM-CC49; Manville-46.

Struck on a Mexico 1761-Mo MM Pillar 8 Reales of Carlos III (KM-105), the earliest dated host coin recorded for a countermark of this issuer and extremely rare on a pillar undertype. We note that this exact example realized $8,225.00 including buyer's premium in the 2014 Heritage auction referenced in the provenance below. Grades as follows: Countermark graded XF Details Each countermark neatly applied and well-centered upon the host coin.

Ex. Bt L. Sverdloff 1962; ex. Dix Noonan Webb September 17th, 2013, Lot 383; ex. Heritage New York Signature Sale 3030, Lot 25054. Holder is chipped; complimentary reholder service available upon request.


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$8,500.00



 

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