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Lot 30048

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30048
Date 1855/2
Country Ecuador
Service Catalog # 84226
Denomination 8 Escudos
Mint Mark GJ
Description Republic gold 8 Escudos 1855/2-GJ, KM34.1, XF45 NGC. A bold overdate with considerable original luster remaining around the devices. There are small softly struck areas at 12:00 on the obverse, and 6:30 on the reverse, cause by this coin being struck on a faulty planchet. The color is light golden, overall, and quite pleasing. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $8,812.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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