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Lot 147    SESSION 1 (9.30am Tuesday 21 July)    Mis-Strikes & Varieties

Estimate $6,000
SOLD $8,600

ELIZABETH II, fifty cents, 1977, the Silver Jubilee year, this coin was struck with Coat of Arms reverse (15.41gms). Possibly struck as a trial and considered to be one of the great rarities of the Australian decimal series. Unmarked fields with 'specimen' like appearance. Uncirculated and excessively rare.

Ex Spink Noble Sale 39 (lot 56).

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  • Lot 149  

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