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    Victoria gold "St. George" Sovereign 1879-S MS63 PCGS, Sydney mint, KM7, S-3858A. Of the series of sovereigns struck from Australian gold the 1879-S is a far better date to obtain, especially in Mint state such as this superb example, retaining almost its full cartwheel luster and extremely few detracting marks. High up the certified rankings across both NGC and PCGS, tied with 3 others and with only 3 graded higher, this is the second finest circulation strike of the 1879-S we have offered, the finest being MS64 NGC which realized $14,100 in our September 2013 Long Beach auction. Truly this is one for the advanced collector of Australian sovereigns.
    Ex. Bentley Collection


    Note for clients in the European Union: This lot is considered by the European Union to be “investment gold”. We believe that it meets the criteria established in Article 344(1), point (2) of Council Directive 2006/112/EC and thus should be exempt from import VAT regardless of the selling price. Any questions or concerns about VAT should be addressed to your accountant or local tax authority.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    20th-23rd Friday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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