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88002085
CNG 88, Lot: 2085. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. Charles II. 1649-1685. AR Four Merks (40mm, 26.41 g, 3h). First coinage, type II. Edinburgh mint. Dated 1664. CAROLVS · II · DEI · GRA, laureate, draped, and armored bust right; thistle below / · MAG · BRI [· FRA] ET · HIB · REX · 16 64, cruciform coats-of-arms around LIII/4 (denomination); crowned monogram in angles. Burns 1 (fig. 1048) var. (thistle above head); Murray, Scottish, 1a; SCBC 5605. Near VF, toned.


Ex M. G. Linger Collection.