A GB EMERGENCY ISSUE HALF DOLLAR COIN. THE GEORGE III PORTRAIT COUNTERMARK IS STRUCK ON THE HEAD OF CARLOS IV OF SPAIN. THE HOST COIN IS A 1791 MADRID 4 REALES SILVER COIN WITH THE CROWNED ARMS OF CASTILE AND LEON ON THE REVERSE.
THIS TYPE OF COIN GAINED THE NAME OF'THE HEAD OF A FOOL ON THE NECK OF AN ASS' AT THE TIME OF CIRCULATION. PLEASE SEE PHOTOGRAPHS FOR DETAILS.
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The item "GEORGE III EMERGENCY ISSUE HALF DOLLAR, COUNTERMARK ON 1791 SPAIN 4 REALES COIN" is in sale since Saturday, September 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Early Milled (c.
1662-1816)\Bank of England Issues". The seller is "rosettaeast" and is located in HAMPSHIRE. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Ireland, Germany, France, Spain.