Holey Dollars & Dumps
NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, countermarked on a centrally pierced Charles IV eight reales, Mexico City Mint, 1789FM, with the bust of Charles III (Die I/11-A/9, unlisted in Mira-Noble). Has been plugged and repaired at the top, otherwise fine with clear countermarks both sides and very rare.
Ex J.C.Freeman Collection, Spink Noble Sale 35A (2510), Noble Numismatics Sale 59 (lot 1477), B.J.Hibbard Collection Sale 88 (1440), Sale 92 (lot 1338) and Barry McGown Scott Collection.
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NEW SOUTH WALES, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, countermarked on a centrally pierced Charles ...