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    French Canada. Louis XV silver Jeton 1754, Lecompte-131, Br-514 var., Betts-334, AU58 NGC. Obv. Draped and armored bust right with no initials below. Rev. Beavers building a dam, signed C.N.R. Only a slight touch of rubbing keeps this piece from full Mint State. Both sides exhibit, essentially complete, original luster, with a touch of golden color on the reverse. No flaws worthy of mention are noted, and the overall appearance is quite pleasing.

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    January, 2014
    14th-16th Tuesday-Thursday
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