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    Joao V gold 12800 Reis Dobra 1729-R, KM148, choice AU, an outstanding and rare specimen from the Rio mint. Hair is sharp and complete except for minimal circulation around the ear. Very lightly cleaned long ago and mostly retoned. Dobras, a short-lived denomination, were struck from 1727 to 1733 primarily at the Minas Gerais mint where gold was abundant. Coins of this type that were struck at the Rio (R) and Bahia (B) mint are much rarer.

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    May, 2009
    28th-31st Thursday-Sunday
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