Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (20 & 21 February 2019)

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Date of Auction: 20th & 21st February 2019

Unsold

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Guinea, Fouta Djalon, 5 Francs, 1879, lion walking left, crescent above, kahel below, rev. ‘Sanderval’ in Arabic script (Lecompte 2; Dav. 512). Very fine and very rare [slabbed PCGS SP 45] £3,000-£4,000

Footnote

The name Sanderval refers to the French adventurer and entrepreneur Olivier de Sanderval (1840-1919)