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Brazil, 1/4-cut "balastraca" 100 reis (1864-70) cut from a Potosi, Bolivia, 2 soles, 1830JL, with co

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Brazil, 1/4-cut  balastraca  100 reis (1864-70) cut from a Potosi, Bolivia, 2 soles, 1830JL, with co
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Brazil, 1/4-cut "balastraca" 100 reis (1864-70) cut from a Potosi, Bolivia, 2 soles, 1830JL, with countermark "100" on obverse, rare. Russo-unl. 1.46 grams. Bold countermark and sharp teeth, the host with much detail visible (Fine) including 30 of date, full assayer JL and part of Bolivar's face inside of CONSTIT(UCION), lightly toned all over (dark in teeth), popular emergency issue from the war against Paraguay in which Brazil was allied with Argentina and Uruguay (the so-called "Triple Alliance").