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Potosi, Bolivia, 5 melgarejos, 1866, Jorge Oblitas, PCGS AU55.

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Potosi, Bolivia, 5 melgarejos, 1866, Jorge Oblitas, PCGS AU55.
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Potosi, Bolivia, 5 melgarejos, 1866, Jorge Oblitas, PCGS AU55. Burnett-unl; Fonrobert-9706. Obverse with seated woman left holding tablet that says VENCI / LA FUERZA within legend EL TALENTO EL VALOR with POTOSI . 1866. at bottom; reverse with Cerro de Potosi and radiant sun below legend JORJE OBLITAS with arc of nine stars and POTOSI 1866. at bottom; reeded edge and ornate rims. Minimal high-point wear and marks in fields, lustrous at rims, which are slightly crude in places. Jorge Oblitas was Vice President of Bolivia from 1884 to 1888 and was Minister of the Supreme Court in earlier years (perhaps when this medal was made). PCGS #32917084. The Whittier Collection of Bolivian Monetary Medals