Irish, British, South African and World Coins (12 March 2008)

Date of Auction: 12th March 2008

Sold for £5,000

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Eire (1937- ), Proof set, 1949, comprising Threepence, 3.22g/12h; Penny, 9.48g/12h; Halfpenny, 5.71g/12h; Farthing, 2.78g/12h (S 6642-5; DF 792, 810, 830, 845) [4]. Brilliant, bronze toned, of the highest rarity; believed to be the only such set to have appeared at auction (£5,000-6,000)