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Research collection of 16 West Indies countermarks (1600s-1800s) on colonial-era issues, some spurio

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Research collection of 16 West Indies countermarks (1600s-1800s) on colonial-era issues, some spurio
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Research collection of 16 West Indies countermarks (1600s-1800s) on colonial-era issues, some spurious (sold as is, no returns). A smattering of issues attributed to the various islands of the Caribbean, from Cuba to Curacao, all on genuine silver and copper coins of the period (British, Dutch, French and Spanish) but some of the countermarks of dubious authenticity (possibly contemporary), one of the host-coins a Mexican cob 4R of Philip V.