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Lot 30311

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30311
Date 1821
Country Venezuela
Service Catalog # 90089
Denomination 1/4r
Description Caracas 1/4 real 1821, under Gran Colombia, KM-C31, AU58 NGC. First year of the silver quartillas produced in this mint. It is estimated that fewer than 20 pieces of this first-year issue survive, and this is undoubtedly one of the finer examples extant. Slightly dappled toning, varies from lead-gray to a light silver-gray, with a nice strike for the issue. Exceedingly rare. Realized $16,450.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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