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Lot 1163    SESSION 5 (7.30PM MONDAY 30TH AUGUST)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $35,000
SOLD $52,000

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, struck from a Charles III eight reales, 1779 F.F. Mexico City Mint (Mira/Noble 1779/1, dies II/8: B/12). Nicely toned, evenly worn with visible countermarks except for the leaves on the reverse, very good and the only known example of this early year.

Ex M.R.Roberts Sale 9th March 1980 (lot 23A), Spink Australia by private purchase 2.9.81 ($12,000) Gregory J.Smith Collection (with invoice).

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