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Auction: 23006 - The Official COINEX Auction at Spink
Lot: 284

(g) The 'Eleutherios' Collection | Private Napoleonic Countermark on George III (1760-1820), 'New Coinage', Sovereign, 1817, laureate head right, counterstamp bust of Napoleon Bonaparte left on portrait rev. St George and Dragon in Garter, edge milled, 8.01g, 6h (cf. Marsh 1; cf. MCE 464; cf. Spink 3785), the undertype lustrous, extremely fine, the bizarre private countermark similarly so, an interesting piece of social history alongside being a wanton act of numismatic vandalism on the immensely popular seminal year of the world-famous Modern Sovereign


The 'Eleutherios' Collection of English Coins

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