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    Impressive Choice AU 2 Escudos

    Among the Finest Known for the Date

    Republic gold 2 Escudos 1835 Quito-GJ AU58 NGC, Quito mint, KM16. A majestic example of this scarce denomination and certainly among the finest extant for the date with remarkably sharp detail remaining within the obverse portrait and only the slightest softening on the reverse mountain tops that defines the grade. Limited marks, comparable to the allottable amount typically associated with the MS63 grade, are of note, and as a result, the overall appeal may, in the eyes of many, surpass that of the few Mint State examples that have been certified. Flares of reddish-copper tone, a consequence of the imperfect alloying of the metals, adds a touch of character. A great piece!

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    August, 2014
    8th Friday
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