1743 Sou M MS (PCGS# 158636)

2001 October Long Beach Signature Sale #271

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Lot Description
1743 24 Den French Colonies 24 Deniers AU50 PCGS. Breen-396. According to Breen "Divers in the 1950s recovered a small hoard from the wreck of the frigate St. Geran, sunk off Mauritius on the night of Aug. 17, 1744 en route from L' Orient since March 24." Lightly toned with good remaining luster. Slightly off center. Unlisted in the Guide Book.
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