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Buenos Aires, Argentina (struck in Potosi), large silver oval medal, Ferdinand VII, 1808, rare.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina (struck in Potosi), large silver oval medal, Ferdinand VII, 1808, rare.
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This item SOLD at 2018 Nov 03 @ 09:05UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Buenos Aires, Argentina (struck in Potosi), large silver oval medal, Ferdinand VII, 1808, rare. Burzio-5362; Cunietti-p. 38-39. 24.82 grams. Issued by order of the Supreme Court in Seville in recognition of the defenders of Buenos Aires from the British invaders. Rosa says silver and gold versions were struck with only one example known to him in each metal. Since then, a few more in silver have been discovered yet only about a half dozen are known today. XF+ with dark toning contrasting with lighter design elements, some contact marks on hanger and a few surface hairlines on reverse, quite bold with excellent details.