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    Ephraim Brasher Counterstamp on a
    1755 Portugal 6400 Reis, MS61

    (1783-1795) Ephraim Brasher Counterstamp on a 1755 Portugal Peca MS61 NGC. 215.82 grains per its Roper catalog appearance, or 8.98 pennyweight. The peca, or four escudos, or 6400 reis, or "half Joe" Portuguese gold coin traded at a value of eight dollars in post-colonial New York. Brasher's EB counterstamp is on a gold plug above the king's shoulder. The edge shows narrow straight clips between 6 and 8 o'clock. The straw-gold surfaces show substantial luster and only minimal marks. An unusually high grade for a host coin, minted three to four decades prior to its Brasher regulation. Brasher was the maker of the coveted New York-style doubloons. Listed on page 67 of the 2021 Guide Book.
    Ex: Chapman Brothers to T. Harrison Garrett, 3/1883; Garrett Collection, Part IV (Bowers and Ruddy, 3/1981), lot 2345. John L. Roper Collection (Stack's, 12/1983), lot 515; Donald G. Partrick.


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