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Rare Gem Copper Castorland Medal
First Restrike from Original Dies

1796 MEDAL Castorland Medal, Copper MS65 Brown PCGS. Breen-1063, W-9140, R.6. Plain Edge, per the PCGS insert. An early Paris Mint restrike using both original dies. The reverse field is raised near 3 o'clock where the die is failing, and die rust accompanies the right handle of the vessel. This is a magnificent Gem with prooflike fields and full mint gloss. Richly toned olive-brown throughout. Lightly strike doubled, most apparent on the peripheral legends. Listed on page 73 of the 2012 Guide Book. (NGC ID# AUBT, PCGS# 654)

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Auction Dates
January, 2012
3rd-8th Tuesday-Sunday
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