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    Papal States. Gregory XIII gold Scudo d'oro ND (1572-85) AU55 NGC, Fr-85, Berman-1109, Muntoni-6. An attractive and seldom encountered type featuring the bust of Christ and crowned arms. Struck on a mostly-round flan, this example presents a bold portrait of Jesus Christ with some doubling of His features, and mostly strong legends that display a small area of weakness within the upper portion of the legend. The reverse motif presents even-wear across the devices and softness corresponding with the extremely bold details of the obverse portrait. Rarely seen in the marketplace, especially at this level of preservation.

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    January, 2015
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