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87/991 Coin, holey dollar, Five Shillings, struck on Eight Reales, Charles IV (1788-1808), silver, minted by Mexico Mint, Mexico, 1794, restruck by William Henshall, New South Wales, Australia, 1813. Click to enlarge.

Australian Five Shilling holey dollar

Made
Coin, 'Holey dollar', silver, issued by Governor Macquarie, NSW Australia, 1813, struck on Spanish Eight Reales (or dollar) of Charles IV, Mexico Mint, 1794.

Summary

Object No.

87/991

Object Statement

Coin, holey dollar, Five Shillings, struck on Eight Reales, Charles IV (1788-1808), silver, minted by Mexico Mint, Mexico, 1794, restruck by William Henshall, New South Wales, Australia, 1813

Physical Description

Coin, 'Holey dollar', silver, issued by Governor Macquarie, NSW Australia, 1813, struck on Spanish Eight Reales (or dollar) of Charles IV, Mexico Mint, 1794.

Dimensions

Depth

2 mm

History

Source

Credit Line

Gift of G J Cohen, 1987

Acquisition Date

6 August 1987

Cite this Object

Harvard

Australian Five Shilling holey dollar 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 June 2022, <https://ma.as/81041>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/81041 |title=Australian Five Shilling holey dollar |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=28 June 2022 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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