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Lot 30729

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30729
Date 1772
Country Guatemala
Service Catalog # 259469
Denomination 8 Reales
Mint Mark G P
Description Carlos III 8 Reales 1772-P, KM36.1, XF45 NGC. A fully original coin with aged patina and excellent eye appeal. The obverse shows some light handling on the bust while the reverse is virtually blemish-free. This is the first date of the bust style coinage for Guatemala and is highly elusive in all grades. To find an example in XF is most unexpected. Realized $1,762.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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