1741-P Sou M MS (PCGS# 150133)
The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money
Lot Number: 1220
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The lustrous silver-gray surfaces of this Choice MInt State early French piece exhibit a decided olive cast. The strike is about typical with a touch of lightness on the high points but bold details elsewhere. These French billon pieces exist in circulated grades in huge quantities, but to find a pleasing Mint State coin such as this is simply a matter of chance. Specialists will queue up for this beauty, so plan your bidding strategy accordingly.