M.E Freehill Collection of B. West Africa

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Lot 2244    SESSION 5 (2.00PM WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY)    M.E Freehill Collection of B. West Africa

Estimate $900
SOLD $850

WEST AFRICA, Nigeria, Macgregor Laird, one eighth penny or 1/400th of a dollar, 1858, trial striking on a broad copper flan (37.5mm) with raised rims (2.5mm wide) (die III, early die stage) (Vice 9 trial not listed). Good very fine and excessively rare.

Ex Mark E.Freehill Collection, the first two acquired in the 1970s, the last ex W.J.Noble Sale 61B (lot 1683).

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