Holey Dollars & Dumps

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Lot 1191    Session 5 (7.30pm Wednesday)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $20,000
SOLD $27,000

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, struck from a Peru Charles 1111 silver eight reales of 1794. Lima mint (unlisted in Mira-Noble dies I/5:B/3) Water warn and pitted, roughly tooled when originally found otherwise very good and very rare, the only Lima issue of this year known.

Obtained by the owner in 1956 from someone who said they found it in the Port Macquarie area.

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