Rare coins expected to fetch more than $1m

Three rare Australian coins to be auctioned in Melbourne tonight are expected to fetch more than $1 million.

One of the coins is a Hannibal Head holey dollar, created in New South Wales in 1813 from a silver dollar minted in Peru.

Also on offer are one of Australia’s first gold coins, the 1852 Adelaide Pound and an 1813 Colonial Dumps — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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