Spalding’s Collection of Proclamation Coinage
COIN
Spalding’s Collection of Proclamation Coinage
QUALITY
Very Fine – About Uncirculated
PROVENANCE
The late Philip Spalding
PRICE
$ 28,000
COMMENTS
We have just acquired Philip Spalding’s collection of Proclamation and foreign coins: each coin photographed in his book “The World of the Holey Dollar”. Published in 1973, the book is to this day a leading reference on Australia’s early currency history.
SOLD
November 2014

We have just acquired Philip Spalding’s collection of Proclamation and foreign coins: each coin photographed in his book “The World of the Holey Dollar”. Published in 1973, the book is to this day a leading reference on Australia’s early currency history. Spalding’s collection is comprised of 52 coins and presents a tangible and highly historical record of the early days of settlement.

 

Gold Coinage

1. 1807 Carolus IIII Spanish 8 Escudos
2. 1783 Carolus III Spanish 4 Escudos
3. 1729 Joannes Portugal 4 Escudo
4. 1763 Joseph Brazil 3200 Reis
5. 1783 Maria Brazil 2000 Reis
6. 1796 Maria Brazil 2000 Reis
7. 1787 George V English Spade Guinea
8. 1801 Dutch Ducat
9. 1788 Louis XVI France ‘Louis d’Or
10. British East India Company Bengal Mohur
11. British East India Company Madras 2 Pagodas


Silver & Copper Coinage

12. 1751 George II Silver Crown (holed and repaired)
13. 1732 George II Silver Half Crown
14. 1745 George II Silver Half Crown
15. 1746 George II Silver Shilling
16. 1747 George II Silver Shilling
17. 1758 George II Silver Shilling
18. 1787 George III Silver Shilling
19. 1787 George II Silver Sixpence
20. 1787 George III Silver Shilling (reverse)
21. 1758 Dutch Ten Stuivers
22. 1739 United East India Company Ducatoon
23. 1786 United East India Company VOC Guilder
24. 1794 Dutch Silver Gulden
25. Dutch Silver Gulden (clipped and filed)
26. Dutch Silver Gulden (forgery)
27. St Maarten 2 Bitts
28. Tortola 4 Bitts
29. St Lucia 6 Bitts
30. 1818 1/5 Cut Spanish Dollar (Curacao)
31. 1801 1⁄4 Cut Spanish Dollar (Curacao)
32. 1789 Carolus III Silver dollar
33. 1789 Carolus IV Silver Dollar
34. 1790 Carolus IV Silver Dollar
35. 1790 Carolus IV ‘Bust Type’ Silver Dollar
36. 1791 Carolus IV ‘Bust type ‘ Silver Dollar
37. 1879 Carolus IV ‘Bust Type’ Silver Dollar
38. 1800 Silver ‘Sicca’ Rupee
39. 1793 Carolus IIII Countermarked Silver dollar
40. 1792 Carolus IIII Countermarked Silver Half Dollar
41. 1796 Carolus IIII Countermarked Silver Dollar
42. 1804 Bank of England Dollar
43. Arcot (Madras Mint) Silver Rupee
44. 1801 Batavian Republic ‘Java’ Rupee
45. British East India Company Madras Half Pagodas
46. 1802 Batavian Republic Silver ‘Ship Guilder’
47. 1797 GB Copper Penny
48. 1799 GB Copper Halfpenny
49. 1799 GB Copper Farthing
50. 1788 France Silver Half Ecu
51. 1799 Portugal Silver Cruzado
52. 1/6 part Spanish Piece of Eight (Curacao)

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