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Lot 1043    SESSION 5 (7.30PM TUESDAY 28TH MARCH)    Aust. Gold - Adelaide Assay Office

Estimate $40,000
SOLD $37,500

ADELAIDE POUND, 1852, first type, with beaded inner circle on the reverse and ever present die break at 12 o'clock rim to inner circle. Relatively unworn but with a dent either side near the centre (from clamping?), otherwise very fine and very rare.

Ex Sotheby Sale, 1st May 1969 (lot 219), W.J.Noble Collection, then Geoff K.Gray Sale 1971, Spink Australia Sale 7 (lot 569) and Noble Numismatics Sale 67 (lot 1245).

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