2¼ Pence TBO Countermark on French colonies 1 Stampee

Features

Issuer Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1798-1825
Value 2-¼ Pence (1⁄160)
Currency Tobagan dollar (1798-1814)
Composition Billon (.208 silver)
Weight 2.00 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 157162
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 6
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Countermark over French Colonies 1 Stampee / 2 Sols piece, which is blank.

Lettering:
TB
O

Reverse

French Colonies 1 Stampee / 2 Sols piece, which displays a crowned C monogram.

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

Without border around countermark:


Contemporary counterfeit countermarks on counterfeit host coins also exist:

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1798-1825)  50% Contemporary counterfeit
ND (1798-1825)  50% With border around countermark
ND (1798-1825)  67% Without border around countermark

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