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Cuzco, Peru, silver 8R-sized medal, 1825, Bolivar / liberation of Cuzco, encapsulated NGC MS 63, fin

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Cuzco, Peru, silver 8R-sized medal, 1825, Bolivar / liberation of Cuzco, encapsulated NGC MS 63, fin
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Cuzco, Peru, silver 8R-sized medal, 1825, Bolivar / liberation of Cuzco, encapsulated NGC MS 63, finest known in NGC census. Fonrobert-9205. 42 mm; 27.76 grams. The obverse shows the uniformed bust of Bolivar with the legend around reading, "SIMON BOLIVAR LIBr. DE COLOMB. Y DEL PERU"; reverse shows a native sitting in front of Incan ruins, radiant sun to left, legend "EL CUZCO A SU LIBERATOR" above, date 1825 between laurels. Choice piece with contrasting blue and yellow toning, smooth fields and well-struck details. NGC # 4489240-003.