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Lot 1236       Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $30,000
SOLD $26,500

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, struck from a Charles III Mexico City Mint eight reales dated 1782 (Mira-Noble 1782/2, B/3:I/4, Spalding 7). Fine /nearly very fine and rare the only known example from this date and mint.

Ex R.W. Farman (diect purchase 1959), R. Jewell, K. Welch, C.E. Pitchfork, Geoff K. Gray Sale 10 March 1972 (lot 100), G.C. Heyde, Geoff K. Gray Sale 23 March 1974 (lot 204), L.J. Hooker Sale 10 December 1975 (lot 265) and the Moran Collections.

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