Cark Cotton Works, 4 Shillings 6 Pence, Manville 101 – A New Variety – K. V. Eckardt

As was the case with many enterprises in Scotland and the North of England Spanish Colonial 8 Real coins were countermarked to create a local currency for payment to employees. The Series has been studied in detail for many years, by Harry Manville, Eric Hodge, David MacFarlan and others, so it is rare and interesting when a new variety is uncovered. A recent discovery has just been the case with Cark Cotton Works.

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