M.E Freehill Collection of British Ceylon

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Lot 1747    SESSION 4 (9.30AM WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY)    M.E Freehill Collection of British Ceylon

Estimate $200
SOLD $1,000

CEYLON, George V - Elizabeth II, copper half cents, 1912, 1914, 1917, 1926 (KM.106), 1937 (2), 1940 (KM.110); one cents, 1912, 1914 (2), 1917, 1920, 1922 (2), 1923, 1925, 1926, 1928, 1929 (KM.107), 1937, 1940, 1942 (KM.111), 1942 (2), 1943 (2), 1945 (2); nickel brass two cents, 1944, 1951, 1955, 1957 (KM.117, 119, 124); cupro-nickel five cents, 1909, 1910 (KM.103), 1921H, 1920 (2), 1926 (KM.108), 1942, 1943 (KM.113.1), 1944, 1945 (2) (KM.113.2), also an Italian aluminium ten lire (KM.93), cut to shape to subsitute for a five cents, purchased in Colombo in 1968; nickel brass ten cents, 1946, 1951 (2) (KM.118, 121); twenty five cents, 1943, 1951 (KM.115, 122); fifty cents, 1943, 1951 (2) (KM.116, 123). Mostly uncirculated, a 1926 one cent ex Baldwin full red (?5), overall extremely fine - choice uncirculated. (52)

Ex Mark E.Freehill Collection, the first from R.A.Climpson (Sale 85B, lot 2289 part).

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