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    Republic Collection of 1851 Patterns, these eight Essais were struck by the firm of Thonnelier in Paris in various sizes and metals, all without specific denominations. All feature a bust of Liberty on the obverse and the reverse legend: PRESSES MONETAIRES DU CHILI ESSAI 1851. (20 Centimes) VG-3286, two examples, both MS64 NGC Red & Brown; VG-3286 piefort but in aluminum-bronze, MS64 NGC, (20 Francs) VG-3283; two pieces, MS62 NGC Brown and MS64 NGC Red & Brown, Mazard 1381 in white metal, MS62 NGC, and (Peso) KM-Pn9, MS63 NGC Brown, considerable original luster in the legends, and KM-PnA10, white metal or lead, MS60 NGC. A rare offering of these fascinating trials.

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    June, 2006
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