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Saint Lucia (French or British), 6 livres 15 sous, "S.Lucie" incuse countermark (1813) on obverse of

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Saint Lucia (French or British), 6 livres 15 sous,  S.Lucie  incuse countermark (1813) on obverse of
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This item SOLD at 2018 Nov 02 @ 22:50UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Saint Lucia (French or British), 6 livres 15 sous, "S.Lucie" incuse countermark (1813) on obverse of parallel-cut Spanish colonial bust 8 reales dated 1799, NGC VF details / scratches (tag only). KM-10.2; Pridmore-9. 15.34 grams. Beginning on Jan. 20, 1813, cut 8 reales were authorized for circulation as money on the island. The act specified that the cut pieces must be cut vertically along the pillars, leaving the shield in center intact. Such cut coinage circulated until Aug. 1, 1851, when the majority of issued pieces was redeemed. Countermark is a deeply impressed XF with host coin VF, edge bump at lower right, some old scratches on reverse now toned over. NGC #2801284-007 (tag only).