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№ 1064


7 October 2004

Hammer Price:

Rhodesia & Nyasaland, Elizabeth II, Proof set, 1955, cupro-nickel Halfcrown to Threepence, bronze Penny and Halfpenny (KM. PS 1) [7]. About as struck; in blue Royal Mint case of issue, extremely rare (£200-300)

There are two issues of this set, the standard type, in which the higher denominations are struck in silver and a much rarer type (10 sets issued) in which they were coined in cupro-nickel. Halfcrown only illustrated