Important British and World Coinsxx (30 September 2009)

Date of Auction: 30th September 2009

Unsold

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Julius Popper, Gramo, 1889 (KM Tn5; F 2). A few edge nicks and scratched in reverse legend, otherwise nearly extremely fine, very rare £800-1,000

Footnote

Struck by Julius Popper, a Romanian Jewish immigrant who had obtained mining rights on the island now ruled by Argentina and Chile