M.E Freehill Collection of Isle of Man & Channel Isla

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Lot 2397    SESSION 5 (2.00PM WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY)    M.E Freehill Collection of Isle of Man & Channel Island

Estimate $5,000
SOLD $9,500

ISLE OF MAN, Douglas, The Douglas Bank Co., silver five shillings or crown, 1811, view of Peel Castle from the quay, rev. legend, plain edge (D.1; Pridmore 46). Beautiful iridescent tone, proof-like mint bloom, metal flaw above the castle, nearly FDC and very rare, one of the finest known.

Ex Mark E.Freehill Collection, from the W.J.Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Sale 58B (lot 1550), earlier Spink London Sale 7 (lot 46).

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