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Lot 30496

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30496
Date 1561
Country France
Service Catalog # 661000
Denomination Teston
Description Charles IX Teston 1561-L, Bayonne mint, Roberts-3515, Duplessy-1052, AU55 NGC. Struck with the titles of Henry II (1547-1559), but produced at the beginning of Charles IX's reign to satisfy the need to for circulating coinage. A sharp example for the type with an impressively defined central design and some legend loss as is typical on many hammered issues. Deep, but attractively toned. Realized $470.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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