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Greece: Constantine I silver Essai 2 Drachmai 1915,...

2012 April 25-May 1 World & Ancient Coins CICF Signature Auction- Chicago #3019

 
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Auction Ended On: Apr 27, 2012
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Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

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Exceedingly Rare 1915 Essai 2 Drachmai
Constantine I silver Essai 2 Drachmai 1915, KM-E35, Divo-P98, Proof 64 NGC, superb silvery-gray patina with full underlying mint bloom. The details are exceptionally sharp as one would expect on a pattern issue struck at the Paris Mint. ESSAI has been added to the obverse design to the right of the date and on the reverse to the right of the coat of arms. Extremely rare, very few sales records exist, none that we can find in the past decade.

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