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Lot 1124    Session 5 (7.30pm Tuesday 20 November)    Aust. Gold - Adelaide Assay Office

Estimate $50,000
SOLD $60,000

ADELAIDE POUND, 1852, first type with beaded inner circle on the reverse, wide edge milling or reeding. Well struck with high rims, minute contact marks and light graffiti scratches to the right of the crown, otherwise good extremely fine and very rare.

From an old Melbourne family estate as held by the family since the nineteenth century.

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