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    Ferdinand VII silver "Buenos Aires Founding" Proclamation Medal 1808 AU58 NGC, Med-281, Her-7, Fonr-10061. By Arrabal. Extremely choice for the type and in fact, the finest we've encountered, with mesmerizing reflectivity in the fields and delicate cameo-producing frost on Ferdinand's high-relief bust and the ornate reverse motif that creates an ultra-desirable appearance throughout. By weight, approximately 10 reales in size, and given that most examples encountered show some for of circulation, almost certainly used a medium of exchange in this Spanish Colonial territory.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    8th-13th Thursday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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