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    Ferdinand VI gold 8 Escudos 1756 Mo-MM AU58 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM151, Onza-607. A lovely example of this elusive type, displaying just a touch of striking incompleteness on Ferdinand's bust as is typical of virtually all survivors, as well as a hint of friction from circulation that blends seamlessly over the surfaces. Still, significant gleam remains in the field and no distracting marks of any kind are observed. Tied with two other examples at NGC for the finest graded of the date, with one of the other AU58s selling in our January 2012 New York auction for $19,550. While the market for Mexican portrait issues has cooled somewhat since that offering, this coin, representing not only a superb examples of the date, but also the type, should nonetheless be greeted with significant bidder enthusiasm.

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