Cordys

An impressive

Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000


Lot Description

An impressive, framed display of eight gold and other silver coins from the historical New Zealand 'Elingamite' shipwreck, the eight gold half sovereigns 1902 Sydney mint plus 29 other silver and copper coins, all in one frame with reprint photo of the SS Elingamite'. Note: The Elingamite an Australian passenger steamer of 2,585 tons, built in 1887, and owned by Huddart Parker was wrecked in 1902 off the north coast of New Zealand carrying a large consignment of gold.