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    Papal States. Pius VIII Scudo 1830-ROMA Anno I MS65 NGC, Rome mint, KM1310, Dav-189. Likely among an elite group of survivors at this level or finer, the present offering is an incredible issue from the brief papacy of Pius VIII that immediately captivates the viewer-- first with its bold, rainbow highlights that halo the obverse rims and striate the reverse designs in wide bands of color, and then with its sharply detailed designs that rise to full completion. Trace evidence of handling remains in the most gentle of forms, neither concerning the eye nor impeding the sweeping luster that blankets the planchet, and as such, this visual stunner should easily attract attention from the most discerning collectors.

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    August, 2017
    3rd Thursday
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