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    Republic Hand on Book 8 Escudos 1868/4 Do-CP/LT, KM383.3, Choice XF, small mark above the book and noticeable obverse scratches. The weight is a bit light and it appears that the edge has been filed below the date and mintmark. This coin is quite rare. In his work "Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic 1823-1873, author Richard Long says; "the 1868 (Durango 8 Escudos) is a rare coin that would be virtually unknown in the marketplace if a few circulated examples had not appeared in the early 1990's". It seems that the few specimens in existence are all overdates.

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