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Lot 1428    Session 5 (7.30pm Wednesday)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $40,000
SOLD $39,000

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, struck from a Mexico City Mint eight reales of Charles IIII 1802 (Mira/Noble 1802/9, dies A/9: I/9). With extra lip of metal on inner ring and small edge break at 2 o'clock, the countermarks virtually as struck, the `H'above the laurels easily identifiable, extremely fine, one of the finer holey dollars known and very rare thus.

Ex B. Roth (lot 461), H.W. Weeks (lot 749) and Spink Australia Sale 21 (lot 789).

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