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31: RARE Gold Coin NGC MS62 1751 SO J CHILE 8 ESCODO:

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RARE Gold Coin NGC MS62 1751 SO J CHILE 8 ESCODO: From Wreck of NUESTRA SENORA de la LUZ (OUR LADY OF LIGHT) Discovered Rio De La Plata, 1992. Sank in 1752 Montevideo Harbor with all Hands. Salvaged by Ruben' Collado. First Auctioned in 1993. Mint Luster Shimmers on this Beautiful Shipwreck Coin. Only 800 1751 Coins Bearing the Bust of Ferdinand VI (He Died of a Broken Heart, another story) Were discovered at the wreck site. This Coin has a much better Obverse than Other Coins From the Wreck, all which were Minted in High Relief at the New Santiago Mint. Very Few Were Minted with this high a Grading. Most being AU55-MS61. This is an Unusual Investment Opportunity to Acquire a Rare and Beautiful Piece of Spanish Gold. NGC Graded MS62 SN 1622420-021. Wooden Display Box. (7000-8000)

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Estimate $7,000 – $8,000
Starting Bid $4,500

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