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Lot 1236    SESSION 5 (7.30PM TUESDAY 25 JULY)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $45,000
Current Bid $27,000
Bidding Closes 25 Jul 17:30

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, countermarked on a centrally pierced Charles IV eight reales, Mexico City Mint, 1789FM, with the bust of Charles III (Die I/11-A/9, unlisted in Mira-Noble). Has been plugged and repaired at the top, otherwise fine with clear countermarks both sides and very rare.

Ex J.C.Freeman Collection, Spink Noble Sale 35A (2510), Noble Numismatics Sale 59 (lot 1477), B.J.Hibbard Collection Sale 88 (1440), Sale 92 (lot 1338) and Barry McGown Scott Collection.

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