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Ecuador: Republic gold 4 Escudos 1841-S MV,...

2013 September 25 - 27, 30 & October 1 World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach #3026

 
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Auction Ended On: Sep 26, 2013
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center, Room 103A
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Exceedingly Rare 1841 S-MV Ecuador 4 Escudos
Republic gold 4 Escudos 1841-S MV, KM19, AU58 NGC, sharply struck and attractive with nearly full mint luster and just a faint rub on the cheek of Libertad. 1841 was the final date of the 4 Escudos series and is very rare with only about 4 known, including one piece impounded in the British Museum. The famous Maulme Collection lacked this date leading Ecuador expert Bill Christensen to presume that it did not exist. Additionally, the incredible quality of this example allows for a clear reading of the S initial on the base of the bust, instead of the A used earlier in 1841, and thus creating a new and extremely rare sub-type. An historic opportunity to acquire one of the most elusive of all Ecuadoran coins. Krause catalog price(s) for this item: $7000 in VF.

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