M.E Freehill Collection of British Ceylon

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Lot 1701    SESSION 4 (9.30AM WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY)    M.E Freehill Collection of British Ceylon

Estimate $900
SOLD $5,500

CEYLON, non local coinages, Ceylon Government pattern fanam (1/12th rix dollar), 1815, struck over a copper Dutch V.O.C. doit (3.17g) (Pridmore 257 this piece; KM.Pn5). Red brown good extremely fine and excessively rare.

Ex F.Pridmore (lot 55), W.J.Noble (Sale 61B, lot 1517), and Mark E.Freehill collections.

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