Starting Price: 24000 AUD
Adelaide pound, 1852, first type, with beaded inner circle on the reverse and ever present die break at 12 o'clock rim to inner circle. Relatively unworn but with a dent either side near the centre (from clamping?), otherwise very fine and very rare. Provenance - Ex Sotheby Sale, 1st May 1969 (lot 219), W.J.Noble Collection, then Geoff K.Gray Sale 1971, Spink Australia Sale 7 (lot 569) and Noble Numismatics Sale 67 (lot 1245).
Estimate: 40000 AUD