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Potosi, Bolivia, medallic 2 soles, 1852/1, Belzu / criminal, coin axis, plain edge, NGC MS 65.

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Potosi, Bolivia, medallic 2 soles, 1852/1, Belzu / criminal, coin axis, plain edge, NGC MS 65.
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Potosi, Bolivia, medallic 2 soles, 1852/1, Belzu / criminal, coin axis, plain edge, NGC MS 65. Burnett-43; Fonrobert-9567 var (overdate, plain edge). Obverse with seated Liberty, youth and baby looking toward radiant sun at right within legend LOS EMPLEADOS DE POTOSI at top and AL PRESIDENTE . M. Y. BELZU at bottom; reverse with fleeing criminal being chased off a cliff to right by a sword coming from clouds to left within legend LA PROVIDENCIA PERSIGUE EL CRIMEN with date 1852/1 at bottom, plain edge (overdate and edge not mentioned on label). The inspiration for the fleeing criminal theme was the attempted assassination of Belzu on September 6, 1850. Lightly toned over lustrous fields, no wear or marks, choice details. NGC #5846728-009.