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    Menelik II Bir 1889EE (1897), KM5, Proof, lightly cleaned at one time and now with light golden toning in the legends. The details on this coin are unquestionably superior to business strikes and the surfaces are reflective. This is the first Proof of this date we have recorded, but it not completely unexpected from the Paris Mint.
    From the Monedas Oro Collection


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    January, 2007
    7th-8th Sunday-Monday
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