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    A Stunning Near-Gem Representative

    Franz Joseph I gold Proof 100 Corona 1908 PR64 Cameo PCGS, Kremnitz mint, KM2812, Fr-514. An issue with endless appeal that is widely-collected at all levels, but heightened in desirability when certified so choice. This commemorative issue, struck upon the 60th anniversary of Franz Joseph's reign, immediately engages the viewer with deeply pressed design elements that soar off the mirrored flan and attractive highpoint frost that delicately plays off the watery fields. The reverse design--the undeniable highlight of this selection--features the pictorial "Lady in the Clouds" illustration, with razor-sharp edges and meticulous detailing throughout, while an abundance of flash radiates from the recesses, setting both sides aglow in citrus-tinged radiance. In total, a stunning representative of this remarkable type that, in reviewing recent auction sales, continues to surpass our high estimate time and again.



    Note for clients in the European Union: This lot is considered by the European Union to be “investment gold”. We believe that it meets the criteria established in Article 344(1), point (2) of Council Directive 2006/112/EC and thus should be exempt from import VAT regardless of the selling price. Any questions or concerns about VAT should be addressed to your accountant or local tax authority.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    8th-9th Sunday-Monday
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