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1742-BB Sou M

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Type Coin
Title 1742-BB Sou M
Date 1742
Grade MS63
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 158608
Denomination Sou M
Mint Mark BB

1742-BB SOU M French Colonies Sou Marque, Strasbourg Mint, 1742/1 Overdate, Vlack 255a, R.4, MS63 NGC. First semester. Die alignment: 165?. A bold example of this overdate, with the 1 distinctly visible under the 2. This lovely piece has full silvering and a decent strike to accompany its high technical grade. A reverse die crack can be observed from the rim above the D in LUD through the fleur-de-lis below. Listed on page 55 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15233, realized $810. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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