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Potosi, Bolivia, large silver medal, Ferdinand VII, 1811, Goyeneche, NGC UNC details / cleaned.

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Potosi, Bolivia, large silver medal, Ferdinand VII, 1811, Goyeneche, NGC UNC details / cleaned.
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Potosi, Bolivia, large silver medal, Ferdinand VII, 1811, Goyeneche, NGC UNC details / cleaned. Fonrobert-9395. 43mm. Obverse with bust of Ferdinand VII inside legend D. D. JOSEPHUS EMANUEL A GOYENECHE AREQUIPENSIS ORIGINE; reverse with long inscription inside legend MUNICIPIUM POTOSI IN GRATULATIONEM ASSERTORIS LIBERTATIS PATRIAE A 1811. Deeply toned reverse, the obverse less so but also hairlined, with much luster remaining and practically no wear. This medal commemorates Goyeneche's victory over the Argentines under Juan Jose Castelli at the Battle of Huaqui, re-establishing Spanish control over Upper Peru (now Bolivia). NGC #4767960-001.