||Republic gold 1/2 Escudo 1845 PTS-R, KM104, old style bust type, MS66 NGC. Essentially unimprovable for the type with dazzling thick luster on both sides. The boldly imparted strike fully illustrates the designer's intended design. This is the finest graded example at NGC and a certain candidate for the finest known representative of the type. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
Realized $4,700.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.