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Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 1254. Estimate $150. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007. 
Sold For $175. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GUATEMALA, Republic. 1859-present. AR Peso (25.01 g, 6h). 1894 Half Real dies countermarked on a Peru Sol dated 1894 (KM 196.26). Wreathed arms of Peru; countermark: Liberty seated left, leaning on inscribed column, holding scales and cornucopia (Half Real obverse die) / Liberty seated left on shield, holding scepter; wreath on column to right; countermark: inscribed scroll over crossed rifles and swords, surmounted by bird, all within wreath, date below (Half Real reverse die). KM 224. Good VF for coin and countermark.

On 10 August 1894 the Guatemalan government authorized the mint to counterstamp foreign coins to legitimize them as official currency.