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    Remarkable First-Year-of-Type Specimen 20 Pesos

    Republic gold Specimen 20 Pesos 1896-So SP64 NGC, Paris mint, KM158. Likely struck at the Paris mint where Louis Oscar Roty engraved the dies, with a compliment of striking intricacies that normally don't show in good detail on the business strikes and fully prooflike fields that create a delicate cameo effect when viewed against the frosted devices. Light tone graces the surfaces and a gentle wipe has left some light, but minimally obtrusive, grade-defining hairlines in the fields. Altogether, a remarkably charming piece, and the first we have seen or heard of - quite possibly unique in this elevated Specimen format!

    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
    August, 2014
    8th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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