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Friday, 23 October 1931

Dr MALONEY (MELBOURNE, VICTORIA) asked the Treasurer,. upon notice -

In view of the low price of silver during 1930-31, which realized during a portion of that period1s. per oz., and in view of the fact that 1 oz. would give 5s.6d. in currency, a profit of 450 per cent., will he state what was the price paid for the silver which was minted and issued for the years 1927 to 1931 inclusive, and what was the amount minted during that period, and the profit made thereon ?

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