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Beautiful Brown Copper Coin Hole in Middle Five Centimes 1888 Congo Free State Uncirculated PCGS MS 64 BN

  • $ 129.99

Description: Beautiful uncirculated copper coin with residual luster from the Congo Free State. This is the coin with a central hole having the 5 Centimes denomination. This is the 1888/7 variety listed in Krause as KM #3. The obverse has a radiating crowned monogram of King Leopold of Belgium in the center surrounded with the legend "LEOPOLD II ROI DES BELGES SOUV. L'ETAT INDEP. DU CONGO" along the edge. The reverse shows A star in the center with the date and denomination. This is KM #3 measuring ~30 mm in diameter. The coin is graded by PCGS MS 64 BN and is truly beautiful. Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1888/7.

Mint: The coin has a mint mark "W" to the right of the date. The coin was issued by Congo Free State.

Size and Weight: This is a copper 5 Centimes measuring ~30 mm in diameter.

References: It is KM #3. 

Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. The coin is graded by PCGS as MS 64 BN and comes in a plastic slab which is so marked. The coin is beautiful and has residual luster and no observable wear. The coin is beautiful and has a beautiful brown coloration. It is problem free and looks great. Please see photo to appreciate the beauty of this coin and for additional condition information.


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