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Lot 1297    Session 5 (7.30pm Tuesday)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $100,000
SOLD $98,000

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, struck on a Charles IIII Mexico City Mint eight reales 1791FM (Mira-Noble 1791/5, dies A/5: I/3). Toned, reverse one mm edge break from manufacture at 4 o'clock, otherwise very fine or better, countermarks good very fine and very rare in this condition.

Ex P.J. Downie Auction 30 April 1976 (lot 311) and Spink Australia Sale 19 (lot 2429) 19 July 1986.

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