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Lot 1015    Session 5 (7:30pm Tuesday 31st July)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $12,000
Current Bid No bids
Bidding Closes 31 Jul 17:30

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, struck from a Charles IIII Mexico City Mint eight reales, 1793FM (Mira-Noble 1793/6, dies B/10: I/9). Reverse countermark clear, heavily worn coin, fair and rare.

Ex Noble Numismatics, Sale 53 (lot 1595), and Sale 88 (lot 1441). Originally purchased in Tasmania in 1889 by E.Best, passed on to R.L.Best in 1927, sold privately by Spink Australia in 1981.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 19.25% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

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