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    Eye-Catching Julius Popper 5 Gramos

    Tierra del Fuego. Popper gold Token 5 Gramos 1889 MS64 NGC, Buenos Aires mint, KM-Tn8 (incorrectly attributed by NGC). Choice Brilliant Uncirculated and well struck as usual, a most attractive specimen of this rare issue. While not as charming or rare as the crude local issues struck at Tierra del Fuego (see Morton and Eden 3/2013, lot 2 for a nice specimen of the crude 1 Gramo, ex. Huntington), the issues struck at Buenos Aires by adventurer Julius Popper are naturally of much better workmanship, and as such, are heavily sought when in high grade. Of the two denominations, the 5 Gramos is by far the scarcest, and rare in its own right. The present specimen is among the finest seen in the past years.

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    August, 2014
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