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Lot 1026    SESSION 5 (7.30PM TUESDAY 23RD MARCH)    Aust. Commonwealth - Patterns & Proofs

Estimate $20,000

GEORGE V, Melbourne Mint proof Canberra florin commemorative, 1927. Deep iridescent toning, obverse with barely visible tissue paper toning streaks, probably the most brilliant, beautifully coloured proof known, FDC and very rare.

In a slab by PCGS as PR67, sole finest.

Ex George Fenton collection via Master Metals 6/6/18.

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