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    POPAYAN 50 Centavos 1880, KM177.2 (KM shows an incorrect photo = his a Bogota coin, not Popayan). Nearly Very Fine with various small surface marks. Quite rare with less than 20 known and with only a single example extant in better than EF quality for some unexplained reason (for that gem coin, see our Whittier sale in 2006). The bust is apparently the same one employed on the 1880 dies used in Bogota, and this was possibly not just coincidentally the final year of the 1/2 Peso size denomination in Popayan.
    Dana Roberts Collection and Study Group.


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    25th-1st Wednesday-Tuesday
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