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    Medellin 5 Decimos 1886 Unusual Type, KM164.2 Y9a, Restrepo type 18, AU50 NGC, hair-curl-on-forehead. Edge shows DIOS*LEI*LIBERTAD. This peculiar local rendition of Liberty is identifiable with its more Roman face with sharper features, more elaborate hair details and a particularly obvious curled hair lock above the "Libertad" headband. The stars below the bust are five pointed, as in prior years, not seven pointed like most coinage of this transitional year. Unpriced in KM due to its great rarity, an NGC AU58 realized $3450 in the Whittier sale. Choice example and very desirable.
    From The Dana Roberts Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    15th-18th Friday-Monday
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