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2013 Holey Dollar and Dump - P NC

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2013 Holey Dollar and Dump - PNC

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Collec tors too can celebrate this auspicious beginning to Australia’s rich numismatic history with the issue of the 2013 Holey Dollar and Dump PNC

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The Holey Dollar and Dump were introduced in 1813 to stamp out the corrupt rum trade , and provide the first official currency for the fledgling colony of New South Wales. In 1812, Governor Lachlan Macquarie arranged for a special shipment of 40 000 Spanish dollars to arrive in Australia and set pardoned forger William Henshall to work fashioning the new currency.

Collec tors too can celebrate this auspicious beginning to Australia’s rich numismatic history with the issue of the 2013 Holey Dollar and Dump PNC