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White-metal pattern for Bogota, Colombia, 8 reales, 1839RS, unique, NGC AU details / environmental d

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White-metal pattern for Bogota, Colombia, 8 reales, 1839RS, unique, NGC AU details / environmental d
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White-metal pattern for Bogota, Colombia, 8 reales, 1839RS, unique, NGC AU details / environmental damage, Restrepo Plate. Restrepo-6 (p. 170, type 194); KM-unl. 20.07 grams; 39.5mm. Darkly stained and oxidized but with clear details (noticeably different orientation of wing-feathers from the white-metal restrike supposedly made by Medina in 1909) including colonial edge (raised circles and squares) and most of rims, possibly unique but also known in copper. Comes with small XRF report of elements detected (54% copper, 25% zinc, probably silver plated). NGC #5931969-011. Pedigreed to the Nueva Granada collection and plated on page 170 of Restrepo's Coins of Colombia (2012) (stated on label).