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Session 3 Tuesday, 25 October 2011 Commencing 1:00 pm

575

Fifteen Pence or Dump 1813 type D/2, Fine, the host coin quite evident Est. $12,500

576

Fifteen Pence or Dump 1813 type A/1, Fair

Proclamation Coins GREAT BRITAIN 568

Cartwheel Twopence 1797 (S3776) severe edge bruises but with some lustre, EF Est. $200

569

Cartwheel Twopence 1797 (S2776) even chocolate brown aVF Est. $100

570

Cartwheel Twopences 1797 (2, one cleaned); plus Penny with obverse counterstamp “Dl Evans” the first two coins Fine or better with strong legends, the last coin Fair but with strong countermark (3 coins) Est. $75

Est. $2,250

Half Sovereigns SYDNEY MINT TYPE I

577

1856 VG

Est. $250

SYDNEY MINT TYPE II 571

Spade Guinea 1788 (S3729) gVF

Est. $400

MEXICO

572

Charles III (1759-1788) Eight Reales 1788FM (KM106.2) a lovely example and a desirable date, EF Est. $500

578

1857 aVF

Est. $600

579

1861 aVF

Est. $500

580

1864 aFine

Est. $200

581

1866 ding in obverse field behind queen’s head VG

Est. $175

VICTORIA YOUNG HEAD

SPANISH AMERICA

582

1871S Fine

583

1883S lustrous EF/aUnc

Est. $200

Est. $5,000

JUBILEE HEAD 573

Half Real 1778 of Lima; Potosi Mint One Real 1795, Two Reales 1781, Four Reales 1792 and Eight Reales 1803, VG-VF (5 coins) Est. $350

NSW Holey Dollar and Dump DUMP

584

1891S no JEB EF

Est. $1,000

585

1891S no JEB gVF

Est. $750

586

1893M Fine

Est. $200

587

1893M Fine

Est. $175

VEILED HEAD 574

Fifteen Pence or Dump 1813 type D/2, somewhat grainy surfaces but little wear with host coin evident, a superior example Est. $15,000

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588

1893S gVF

Est. $200

589

1893S gFine

Est. $200

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590

1896M aVF

Est. $200

591

1900S Fine

Est. $200

EDWARD VII

592

1902S choice Unc

593

1902S in ACGS holder graded MS64

Est. $750

594

1903S polished VF

Est. $175

595

1903S gFine

Est. $175

596

1906M gFine

Est. $175

597

1908M gFine

Est. $175

598

1908S aVF

Est. $175

605

1861/0 overdate (M008a) a good clear overdate, slightly rotated die, rare, VG Ex Reserve Bank of Australia (Downies Sale 290 Nov 2005, lot 579) Est. $3,000

606

1862, high 6 in date variety with slightly rotated die, a very scarce variety in any grade and seldom seen, Fine Est. $600

Est. $1,500

Sovereigns

599

1915S Unc

Est. $200

600

1915S aUnc

Est. $175

SYDNEY MINT TYPE I

Half Sovereigns Specialist Collection 607

SYDNEY MINT TYPE I

1856 Fine

Est. $1,250

SYDNEY MINT TYPE II

601

1856, reverse type 2 (M003) very rare, VG/aVG Greg McDonald suggests the type 2 reverse is possibly a reworked pattern die and states that just four examples of the type 2 reverse have been identified to date, occurring only on coins dated 1856. Three examples were offered in the Reserve Bank of Australia Gold Coin Auction (Downies November 2005) and we know of three others in private hands, placing this amongst the rarest issue of the series Est. $1,500

SYDNEY MINT TYPE II

602

1857 large 7 variety, slightly rotated die, VG

603

1858 double “R” variety (M005a) VG, evenly struck with good eye appeal and extremely rare Ex Reserve Bank of Australia (Downies Sale 290 Nov 2005, lot 556) Est. $15,000

604

1858 a few small digs under portrait else VF or better Est. $1,750

609

1859 VF

Est. $500

610

1859 Fine

Est. $400

611

1860 gVF

Est. $2,000

612

1860 VF, the reverse better

Est. $1,750

613

1864 aFine

614

1866 digs behind neck gVF/aEF, PCGS slabbed as “genuine not gradable” Est. $500

615

1866 VF

Est. $500

616

1866 VF

Est. $400

617

1866 gFine

Est. $325

618

1866, 1867 VG-gFine (2 coins)

Est. $650

Est. $325

Est. $250

1860/50 overdate (M007a) a very rare overdate with just a handful known to exist, slightly buckled, aVF Ex Reserve Bank of Australia (Downies Sale 290 Nov 2005, lot 567) Est. $4,000

Sale No. 309

608

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GEORGE V


619

1867 aFine

Est. $375

620

1868 in ACGS holder graded MS63

Est. $2,000

621

1870 in ACGS holder graded MS63

Est. $1,000

1891S gVF

Est. $375

VEILED HEAD

644

1896M Unc

Est. $500

1899M; plus 1907M aEF-EF (2 coins)

Est. $650

622

1870 Unc with original surfaces

Est. $2,500

645

623

1870 a few bag marks, virtually Unc

Est. $1,750

646

1899P reverse rim nick else VF

Est. $375

624

1870 aUnc

Est. $1,000

647

1900P gVF

Est. $350

648

1901M gEF

Est. $325

YOUNG HEAD STGEORGE

Session 3

643

625

1873M VF

Est. $400

649

1901M EF with some original lustre

Est. $350

626

1879M; plus 1892M, 1894M, 1904P, and British Sovereign 1912, the first Fine, others gFine-EF (5 coins) Est. $1,500

650

1901P EF

Est. $375

627

1879S gVF, a scarce date

628

1880S gFine; plus Cook Islands Proof Twenty-Five Dollars 1990 Elephant (KM87) (2 coins) Est. $400

629

1884M Fine

Est. $1,000

Est. $350

630

1884M no BP, gFine, unverified in McDonald and obviously rare Est. $1,250

631

1885M VF

Est. $350

632

1887M gVF

Est. $400

YOUNG HEAD SHIELD 633

1871S aVF with better reverse

Est. $325

634

1872M aVF, the reverse better

Est. $350

635

1873S VF

Est. $375

636

1874M small countermark in reverse field to right of crown and a lighter impression of the same countermark in the obverse legend; together with fantasy(?) British Sovereign 1920, VF (2 coins) The second coin of dubious origin. The date does not exist in genuine coinage Est. $600 Image viewable on website

637

1878S; plus St George reverse 1879M, and George V 1911S and 1919P Fine-EF (4 coins) Est. $1,250

638

639

1884M choice Unc

1885M aUnc

Est. $1,500

EDWARD VII 651

1902P aUnc

Est. $350

652

1903P aUnc

Est. $350

653

1904P, 1905P, 1906P, 1907P VF-EF (4 coins)

654

1905P aUnc

Est. $375

655

1905S aUnc

Est. $400

656

1907M EF

Est. $350

657

1908P, 1909P, 1910P gVF-EF (3 coins)

Est. $900

658

1910S scratches aVF; together with a false Sovereign 1892 Jubilee Head 1892M type L2/N.IEB/MT VG-Fine (2 coins) Est. $600 Image viewable on website

Est. $1,250

GEORGE V 659

1911M Unc

Est. $300

660

1911P, 1912P, 1913P EF-aUnc (3 coins)

Est. $900

661

1913M Unc

Est. $300

662

1913M gVF

Est. $325

663

1913P Unc

Est. $400

664

1914M aUnc

Est. $350

665

1914P Unc

Est. $350

666

1914P, 1915P, 1916P aEF-aUnc (3 coins)

Est. $900

667

1914S Unc

Est. $300

668

1917P, 1918P, 1919P EF-Unc (3 coins)

Est. $900

669

1918M EF

Est. $300

670

1918P aUnc

Est. $300

Est. $500

JUBILEE HEAD 640

1888M aEF with some original lustre in the fields

Est. $325

641

1889M gFine

Est. $350

642

1889S aEF Image viewable on website

Est. $350 Lot 671

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671

1920M in ACGS holder graded MS62

672

1920P, 1921P, 1922P EF-Unc (3 coins)

Est. $6,000

GEORGE V MODIFIED HEAD 683

1929P EF Image viewable on website

Est. $325

684

1930P aUnc Image viewable on website

Est. $350

685

1930P gEF

Est. $350

686

1930P VF Image viewable on website

Est. $325

Est. $2,000

Est. $900

673

1921S in ACGS holder graded MS62

687

1931P choice Unc

Est. $400

674

1923P Unc Image viewable on website

Est. $350

688

1931P Unc

Est. $350

675

1924P gVF

Est. $350

Sovereigns Specialist Collection

689

676

1924S in ACGS holder graded MS62

677

1925M Unc

Est. $400

678

1925P EF Image viewable on website

Est. $375

679

1926P mark under bust else EF

680

1927P aEF

681

682

1928M in ACGS holder graded MS63

1928P aUnc

Sale No. 309

Est. $2,000

1856/5 overdate (unlisted in McDonalds) overdates are rare in any Sydney Mint issues, this with a clear and distinct overdate, just a handful known to exist and extremely rare, particularly in this condition, aEF/EF Est. $12,500

SYDNEY MINT TYPE II

690

1860/50 overdate (M107a) surface abrasion marks from cleaning evident under magnification, pock marks on the Queen’s cheek but with hint of lustre in the devices and rare, gVF Est. $5,000

691

1861 gEF

Est. $1,100

692

1861/51 overdate (unlisted in McDonalds), rare VF

Est. $1,500

693

1861/0 overdate (M108a) heavy circulation marks on the surfaces but some underlying lustre and a good clear overdate, rare with just a handful known, VF Est. $6,000

Est. $1,000 Est. $375

Est. $3,000

Est. $375 Downies Australian Coin Auctions

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SYDNEY MINT TYPE I


694

1862 gEF

695

1864 broken 6 in date variety, VF

Est. $2,500

Est. $500

YOUNG HEAD SHIELD

696

1872/1M overdate (M120a) EF

Est. $900

703

1884M obverse P1, reverse ST/BP (M167a) aUnc

Est. $400

704

1884M obverse P1, reverse ST/BP (M167a) Unc

Est. $500

705

1885M obverse P1, reverse ST/BP (M169a) aEF Image viewable on website

Est. $375

706

1885M obverse P2, reverse ST/no BP (M169b) VF

Est. $350

Session 3

JUBILEE HEAD DIE VARIETIES

697

1886S die break closing the top loop of the 6 in date, gVF Est. $350

YOUNG HEAD DIE VARIETIES

707

1887S obverse L1/N.JEB (M174a) scarce, gVF

Est. $450

698

708

1887M obverse L2/N.IEB (M175b) aUnc

Est. $400

709

1888S obverse L1/SS.JEB (M176) EF

Est. $375

710

1888S obverse L1/N.IEB (M176b) aUnc

Est. $400

711

1888S obverse L1/N.IEB (M176b) aUnc

Est. $400

712

1888M obverse L1/N.IEB (M177a) aUnc

Est. $650

699

700

1876M obverse P1, reverse MT/BP (M153var) slightly rotated die, gEF This combination of dies unlisted in McDonald’s Guide Est. $450

1882S obverse P2, reverse ST/no BP (M162) aUnc

1882S obverse P2, reverse ST/BP (M162a) Unc

Est. $400

Est. $500

701

1882S obverse P2, reverse ST/BP (M162a) Unc

702

1884M obverse P2, reverse ST/no BP (M167) cleaned Fine Previously listed as “Not verified” in McDonald’s Guide. The variety remains unpriced in the 2011 Eighteenth edition but it is confirmed that four examples are now known, all held in a private collection Est. $375 Image viewable on website

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Est. $500

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Decimal Gold TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS PROOF

714

715

716

717

718

719

1889S obverse L1/N.IEB (M178) Unc

1889S obverse L1/N.IEB (M178) aUnc

1889S obverse L1/N.IEB (M178) aUnc

1889M obverse L1/N.IEB (M179) EF

1890S obverse L1/N.IEB (M180) EF

1891M obverse L2/N.IEB/ST (M183) gVF

1891M obverse L2/N.IEB/LT (M.183a) Unc

Est. $500

Est. $500

Est. $400

Est. $450

Est. $375

Est. $350

Est. $400

1980 no certificate

Est. $350

723

1980, 1982 (2 coins)

Est. $700

724

1980, 1982 (2 coins)

Est. $700

725

1980, 1982, 1983 no outer card cases (3 coins)

726

1982, 1983 the first without outer card case (2 coins) Est. $700

727

1982, 1984, 1985 no outer card cases (3 coins)

728

1982, 1986 (2 coins)

729

1983, 1984, 1985 (3 coins)

730

1986 unopened, 1987 (2 coins)

Est. $700

731

1987

Est. $350

732

1988

Est. $350

733

1988, 1989 (2 coins)

Est. $700

734

1988, 1990 (2 coins)

Est. $700

735

1989, 1990 (2 coins)

Est. $700

736

1989, 1990 (2 coins)

Est. $700

737

1991, 1992 (2 coins)

Est. $700

738

1991, 1992 (2 coins)

Est. $700

739

1993, 1994 (2 coins)

Est. $700

Est. $1,000

Est. $1,000 Est. $700 Est. $1,000

TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS UNC 740

1980

Est. $350

741

1980, 1981 (2 coins)

Est. $700

742

1980, 1981 (2 coins)

Est. $700

743

1980, 1982 (2 coins)

Est. $700

744

1980, 1983 (2 coins)

Est. $700

745

1981

Est. $350

746

1981 (2 coins)

Est. $700

747

1981 (2 coins)

Est. $700

748

1981 (3 coins)

Est. $1,000

749

1982 (2 coins)

Est. $700

750

1984, 1985 (2 coins)

Est. $700

751

1984, 1985 (2 coins)

Est. $700

752

1986

Est. $350

753

1987, 1988 (2 coins)

Est. $700

754

1988, 1990 (2 coins)

Est. $700

755

1989, 1990 (2 coins)

Est. $700

756

1990, 1991 (2 coins)

Est. $700

757

1992, 1993 (2 coins)

Est. $700

FLORAL EMBLEMS 720

721

1892M obverse L2/N.IEB/MT (M185var) aUnc This die combination unlisted in McDonald’s

1893M obverse L2/N.IEB/LT (M188a) Unc

Sale No. 309

Est. $500

Est. $500

758

Proof One Hundred Dollars 1995, 1996 (2 coins)

Est. $900

759

Proof One Hundred Dollars 1997, 1999 (2 coins)

Est. $900

760

Proof One Hundred Dollars 1998 Sturt’s Desert Pea, no certificate Est. $450

761

Proof One Hundred Dollars 2000, 2001 (2 coins)

Est. $900

762

Proof One Hundred Dollars 2002, 2003 (2 coins)

Est. $900

763

Proof One Hundred and Fifty Dollars 1998 Sturt’s Desert Pea Est. $650

764

Proof One Hundred and Fifty Dollars complete set of nine coins in timber case for the issue, the case with minor scuffs else perfect Est. $5,000

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713

722


ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT GOLD SETS

793

Precious Metals mini Proof set 1997

765

794

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Collection 20022003 containing two bi-metal coins and two silver coins in timber case with certificate Est. $750

2001 Centenary of Federation set in myrtle case of issue, set no.25 Est. $6,000

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT SINGLES 766 767

Proof Twenty-Fifth Ounce 2008 Little Dinkums Bilby and Koala (2 coins) Est. $125

VARIOUS 795

Proof Twenty-Fifth Ounce 2007 Sydney Harbour Bridge Est. $75

Proof Tenth Ounce 2007 Ashes

796

Proof Twenty-Fifth Ounce Discover Australia 2008 Frill-Necked Lizard Est. $75

797

Proof Twentieth Ounce 2007 Sydney Opera House, no certificate Est. $75

798

Proof Centenary Sovereign 1999

Est. $350

799

Proof Twenty Dollars bi-metal 2000 Millennium coin

Est. $350

Est. $125

SYDNEY OLYMPICS 2000 COIN PROGRAM

Session 3

Est. $150

768

One Hundred Dollars release 1 The Journey Begins

Est. $475

769

One Hundred Dollars release 1 The Journey Begins

Est. $475

770

One Hundred Dollars release 1 The Journey Begins, no certificate Est. $450

771

One Hundred Dollars release 1 The Journey Begins 3-coin set Est. $525

800

Proof Twenty Dollars bi-metal 2001 Gregorian Millennium coin Est. $350

772

One Hundred Dollars release 1 The Journey Begins 3-coin set Est. $525

801

Proof Twenty Dollars bi-metal 2001 Centenary of Federation Floral Emblem coin Est. $300

773

One Hundred Dollars release 1 The Journey Begins 3-coin set Est. $525

802

Proof Twenty Dollars Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee of Accession 2002 coin in timber case of issue Est. $500

774

Complete set of eight coins in timber case for issue with matching certificates Est. $3,250

803

Proof Twenty-Five Dollars 2009 Australian Sovereign

775

Paralympics 3-coin gold, silver and bronze set

Est. $325

Est. $550

COMMONWEALTH GAMES ISSUES 776

Manchester 2002; Proof Fifty Dollars trimetallic coin

Est. $300

ATHENS OLYMPICS 2004 COIN PROGRAM 777

Sydney to Athens 3-coin tri-metal, silver and Al/Br set Est. $300

778

Sydney to Athens 3-coin tri-metal, silver and Al/Br set Est. $300

PERTH MINT/RAM JOINT ISSUES 779

Sir Donald Bradman 3-coin Tribute collection 2001

Est. $350

780

A similar lot (3 coins)

Est. $350

781

A similar lot (3 coins)

Est. $350

Perth Mint NUGGETS 782

Proof Tenth Ounce 1997; plus platinum Proof Twentieth Ounce 1992 (2 coins) Est. $150

783

Specimen One Ounce 2000

Est. $1,350

GOLD KOALAS 784

Proof Tenth Ounce 2008

Est. $150

PLATINUM COINS 785

Proof Tenth Ounce 1999

Est. $150

786

Proof Tenth Ounce 2002

Est. $150

787

Proof Half Ounce 1988

Est. $750

LUNAR ISSUES 788

Specimen Twentieth Ounce 2005 Year of the Rooster

Est. $75

789

Specimen Twentieth Ounce 2009 Year of the Ox; plus Specimen Twentieth Ounce Nugget 2009 (2 coins) Est. $150

SETS 790

Proof Twenty-Fifth Ounce Australian Prospector Series 2001-2005 in case of issue (5 coins) Est. $300

791

Precious Metals mini Proof set 1992; plus Proof Twentieth Ounce Nugget 1989 (2 items) Est. $200

792

Precious Metals mini Proof set 1995

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Est. $150

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