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LOT 8036

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 180 - 230
USD ($) 200 - 270

Sold for (Inc. bp): £171

English Tokens - Mexico - 1793 - Sea Salvage Countermarked 8 Reales Dollar

18th century AD

Emergency issue. Obv: profile bust with date below and CAROLUS IIII DEI GRATIA legend; with oval countermark. Rev: crowned arms between pillars with HISPAN ET IND REX o/M 8R F M legend for Mexico City mint. 26.34 grams. About very fine; sea salvage surfaces.

Provenance
Ex UK market.

Literature
S. 3765A.