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Auction: 11024 - Ancient, English & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals
Lot: 255

Ireland, Free State, pattern Threepence, 3.25g, struck in nickel, 1927, by Publio Morbiducci, harp, prova to right, date below, inscription above, rev. hare seated upright right, looking back, light stains, about as struck, an extremely rare pattern for the coinage of the Irish Free State, only four known Estimate £ 2,000-3,000 provenance The Millennial Collection, Whtye´s Dublin, 29 April 2000, lot 449 (part) Publio Morbiducci archive collection, acquired through his widow Nicoletta Olga Morbiducci in 1976.

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