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Lot 1189    Session 5 (7:30pm Tuesday)    Aust. Gold - Adelaide Assay Office

Estimate $25,000
Current Bid $15,000
Bidding Closes 21 Nov 17:30

ADELAIDE POUND, 1852, second type with crenellated inner circle on the reverse, early die state. Struck softly on obverse near edge at 2 o'clock, adjustment marks to rim of corresponding point on the reverse, otherwise well struck with attractive original mint bloom, nearly uncirculated and rare in this condition.

Private purchase from Downies in 2001.

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