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Lot 326    SESSION 1 (9.30AM TUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER)    Aust. Historical Medals

Estimate $500
SOLD $420

THE STEAM NAVIGATION AND COMMERCE OF THE RIVER MURRAY, 1853, in bronze (72mm) (C.1853/1), a restrike by Stokes of Melbourne using the original but very corroded dies (see Carlisle). The reverse with die struck corroded surface from the poor quality dies, otherwise nearly very fine and rare, even as a restrike.

Carlisle values the bronze, corroded die struck issue at $1,500 in very fine to extremely fine condition.

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