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    Bavaria. Maximilian I gold 5 Ducat 1640 MS64 NGC, Munich mint, KM268, Fr-196. An impressive multiple-ducat issue that depicts the Elector Maximilian I in full armor and a beautiful city-view of Munich with Madonna and child above. This well-detailed selection presents lightly-ambered, golden color and artistically-styled design motifs that command prolonged attention. Blooming, original mint luster illuminates the devices from behind, and in the process highlights fields that are resoundingly fresh, save for a bit of subtle die-clash on the reverse. Symbolically, this selection represents the ability of a wise and effective ruler who protected Munich from the ravages of the Thirty Years' War, and visually, this near-Gem is worthy of even the most specialized collections.

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    April, 2017
    7th-10th Friday-Monday
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