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Lot 1170    SESSION 5 (7.30PM TUESDAY 30TH JULY)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $1,600
SOLD $1,800

NEW SOUTH WALES, fifteen pence or dump, 1813, die struck contemporary counterfeit in copper (4.32g). Even brown patina, good fine/fine and extremely rare.

Found in Pitt St, Sydney excavations in 1921.

Ex Tom Hanley Collection, Noble Numismatics, Sale 87 (lot 374).

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