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    Ferdinand VII gold "Imaginary Bust" 8 Escudos 1808 So-FJ MS63 NGC, Santiago mint, KM72. "Imagined" bust. The first and scarcest date of this "Imaginary Bust" type and the single highest graded by NGC to date. Clearly uncirculated with only minor markings to the fields preventing it from attaining a loftier grade. Most of these are exceptionally minor, with two small circular marks on either side of the portrait bearing mention. The planchet has been crisply impressed by the dies, save for some light softening on Ferdinand's hair, the strike leaving abundant luster across the surfaces. An enticing 8 Escudos, and among the finest of this first year of type available to collectors.
    From the Anastasia Collection

    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

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    15th Thursday 5:50 pm CT
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    (Lots 32001-32405) - 6:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, August 15, 2019.
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    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
    5555 N. River Road
    Rosemont, IL 60018

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