Aust. Gold - Sydney Mint Half Sovereigns

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Lot 1331    Session 5 (7.30pm Tuesday)    Aust. Gold - Sydney Mint Half Sovereigns

Estimate $20,000
SOLD $19,000

QUEEN VICTORIA, first type, 1856, with filletted head left by James Wyon. Well struck, uncirculated and an outstanding type coin, one of the finest known.

Ex R.G. & C. Pratley Collection, Spink Australia Sale 27 (lot 1517) March 1989 previously ex Indian find of 1976 and Spink Australia Sale 5 (lot 490) November 1980.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 19.25% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

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  • Lot 1329  

    QUEEN VICTORIA, second type, 1870. Original mint bloom, flat high points, otherwise nearly uncirculated.

    Estimate $1,000

  • Lot 1330  

    QUEEN VICTORIA, first type, 1855, with filletted head left by James Wyon. Damaged by a ...

    Estimate $10,000

  • Lot 1331   This lot

    QUEEN VICTORIA, first type, 1856, with filletted head left by James Wyon. Well struck, uncirculated ...

    Estimate $20,000

  • Lot 1332  

    QUEEN VICTORIA, second type, 1857, with wreathed head left by L.C. Wyon. Well struck,choice uncirculated ...

    Estimate $15,000

  • Lot 1333  

    QUEEN VICTORIA, second type, 1857. Minor obverse hairlines, otherwise nearly uncirculated and rare in this ...

    Estimate $9,000