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Lot 1240    Session 5 (7.30pm Wednesday)    Holey Dollars & Dumps

Estimate $35,000
SOLD $37,000

NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, struck on a Charles IIII Mexico City Mint eight reales, 1805 T.H. (Mira/Noble 1805/25, B/3:11/5 Spalding-). Dark tone, the countermark well struck, very fine and rare.

Ex S. Ivy Auction and Spink Australia privately in 1982.

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