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Lot 3061       Adelaide Assay Office

Estimate $50,000
SOLD $50,500

ADELAIDE POUND, first type 1852, with beaded inner circle on reverse and die crack at 12 o'clock and fine milling or edge graining. Nice old tone with considerable mint bloom, miniscule rim dent on the reverse at 7 o'clock and three minute dents under the 'P' of pound otherwise good extremely fine and very rare.

Ex. Spink Australia Sale 20 (lot 721) and Sale 54 (lot 1347).

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