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    George VI stainless steel Trial Strike Shilling 1952 MS63 NGC, Royal mint, FT326 var. (thin flan), KM-TS3. Thin flan, horizontal TRIAL reverse. From the collector: "A trial piece struck in stainless steel on a very thin flan weighing 2.068gm.  The word "TRIAL" in relief vertically in front of face on obverse and horizontally above date figures 52 on the reverse." An important and previously unrecorded variety of an already extremely rare type. This is certainly a special opportunity, since one can compare this lot with the previous one in hand; it is readily apparent that this is indeed struck on a substantially thinner flan. Some light dappled toning on the obverse, but a particularly bright and lustrous on the reverse. Missing from most, if not all, major collections.

    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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    January, 2016
    10th Sunday
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