M.E Freehill Collection of B. West Africa

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Lot 2242    SESSION 5 (2.00PM WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY)    M.E Freehill Collection of B. West Africa

Estimate $750
SOLD $950

WEST AFRICA, Nigeria, Macgregor Laird, one eighth penny or 1/400th of a dollar, 1858, farthing size in copper, smoke emitting from funnel (die II)(Vice 8). A proof or specimen striking with original colour, nearly FDC and excessively rare as such.

Ex F.Pridmore (lot 673, 17/10/83), Baldwin Sale 6 (lot 839), W.J.Noble (Sale 61B, lot 1681), and Mark E.Freehill collections.

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