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Mexico, gold medal, 1973, Sociedad Numismatica de Mexico, first bust 8R, historic coins series #5.

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Mexico, gold medal, 1973, Sociedad Numismatica de Mexico, first bust 8R, historic coins series #5.
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Mexico, gold medal, 1973, Sociedad Numismatica de Mexico, first bust 8R, historic coins series #5. 38.5 mm, 41.7 grams. Obverse showing the obverse of a 1772 Charles IV bust 8R (first date of type), legend CONMEMORATIVA DE LA MONEDA MEXICANA / 1772 1821 / BUSTO DE 8 REALES; reverse with reverse of same coin, legend PRIMUM NUMISMA AMERICA / SOCIEDAD NUMISMATICA DE MEXICO plus date and mintmark. Proof, with mirror fields and frosty details (note Long called it BU, but it is clearly proof). Pedigreed to the Richard Long auction of October, 1997, lot #257.