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    Type and Date Collection, this group of fifteen coins, tokens and medals provides a great starter collection for this fascinating series. Prices in our previous auction for Ethiopian coins showed remarkable strength and far outdistanced the current figures listed in the SCWC. Province of Harar: KM9 Brass Mahallak 1284AH, choice VF with fully centered date and KM11 Brass Mahallak 1303AH, choice VF-XF, full date, both are premium examples for this crude Islamic coinage. Menelik II: KM9 1/100 Bir EE1889 Fine, KM9 silver Gersh EE1891, toned XF, scarce date and grade, and EE1895, lustrous AU, KM2 1/8 Bir EE1887, toned XF-AU, rare type and grade, KM3 1/4 Bir EE1889, toned VF and EE1895, nice AVF, KM14 1/4 Bir EE1889, very scarce second reverse type, Fine and lovely toned AU, very rare grade, KM4 1/2 Bir EE1889, toned XF, some hairlines, KM5 Bir or Talari EE1889, VF, cleaned long ago, KM10 1/32 Bir EE1889, denomination effaced, bold VF+, very nice example, plus KM-Tn1 Piastre token 1922 in aluminum for Dire-Daoua, nice AVF and scarce, Piastre token in copper-nickel ND for Trohalis in Addis-Abeba, VF, very scarce, and the famous Railroad Medal EE1895, toned AU with attached loop as made. Total current retail value estimated at over $600. Sold as is, no return lot.

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    Auction Dates
    May-Jun, 2007
    31st-1st Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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