Stephen Album Rare Coins | Auction 33 | January 17-19, 2019

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[[[***BUYER'S PREMIUM 19.0%***]]]
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019
Session A | 09:00 PST | Lots 1-380 | Ancient Coins | Islamic Coins: Part 1
Session B | 14:00 PST | Lots 381-910 | Islamic Coins: Part 2
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019
Session C | 09:00 PST | Lots 911-1286 | World Coins (Asia & Middle-East)
Session D | 14:00 PST | Lots 1287-1890 | India | China
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2019
Session E | 09:00 PST | Lots 1891-2291 | World Coins (Europe)
Session F | 14:00 PST | Lots 2292-2620 | World Coins (Africa, Americas, Australia & Pacific)
SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2019
Internet-Only Session | 12:00 PST | Lots 5001 to 5500
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ILKHAN: Anushiravan, 1344-1356, AR 6 dirham (3.21g), Rayy, AH754. VF881 - ILKHAN: Anushiravan, 1344-1356, AR 6 dirham (3.21g), Rayy, AH754. VF
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ILKHAN: Anushiravan, 1344-1356, AR 6 dirham (3.21g), Rayy, AH754, A-T2268, type H (hexagram // circle within quatrefoil), slight weakness, VF, RR.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (100.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 119.00
 
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ILKHAN: Anushiravan, 1344-1356, AE heavy fals (11.88g), Tabriz, AH(7)52. F-VF882 - ILKHAN: Anushiravan, 1344-1356, AE heavy fals (11.88g), Tabriz, AH(7)52. F-VF
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ILKHAN: Anushiravan, 1344-1356, AE heavy fals (11.88g), Tabriz, AH(7)52, A-2271.2, porous surfaces, decent strike for this rare type, F-VF, RR.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (90.00 + 17.10) x 1 = 107.10
 
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JALAYRIDS: Sultan Husayn I, 1374-1382, AR dirham (1.64g), Qal'a, AH(7)77. VF883 - JALAYRIDS: Sultan Husayn I, 1374-1382, AR dirham (1.64g), Qal'a, AH(7)77. VF
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JALAYRIDS: Sultan Husayn I, 1374-1382, AR dirham (1.64g), Qal'a, AH(7)77, A-2308L, Zeno-187325 (this piece), local type QL (plain quatrefoil // ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (400.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 476.00
 
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MEHRABANID: Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1261-1318, AR dinar (7.31g), (Nimruz), AH708. VF-EF884 - MEHRABANID: Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1261-1318, AR dinar (7.31g), (Nimruz), AH708. VF-EF
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MEHRABANID: Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1261-1318, AR dinar (7.31g) (Nimruz), AH708, A-2355, some weakness as usual, nice strike, VF-EF, RR. The date is
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Estimates : 110.00 - 150.00
Sold for (95.00 + 18.05) x 1 = 113.05
 
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TIMURID: Shahrukh, 1405-1447, AR tanka (6.02g), Samarqand, ND. VF885 - TIMURID: Shahrukh, 1405-1447, AR tanka (6.02g), Samarqand, ND. VF
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TIMURID: Shahrukh, 1405-1447, AR tanka (6.02g), Samarqand, ND, A-2402.2, countermarked shahrukh bahadur samarqand, all with deformed lettering, on nor
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Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (90.00 + 17.10) x 1 = 107.10
 
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AQ QOYUNLU: Qasim, 1498-1502, AR tanka (4.72g), MM, ND. VF886 - AQ QOYUNLU: Qasim, 1498-1502, AR tanka (4.72g), MM, ND. VF
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AQ QOYUNLU: Qasim, 1498-1502, AR tanka (4.72g), MM, ND, A-2557, mint name on reverse, mostly off flan, perhaps Mardin, VF, R.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (190.00 + 36.10) x 1 = 226.10
 
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SAFAVID: Tahmasp I, 1524-1576, AV 1/6 mithqal (0.77g), Shiraz, AH930. VF-EF887 - SAFAVID: Tahmasp I, 1524-1576, AV 1/6 mithqal (0.77g), Shiraz, AH930. VF-EF
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SAFAVID: Tahmasp I, 1524-1576, AV 1/6 mithqal (0.77g), Shiraz, AH930, A-2592A, because it is clearly dated, the existence of the purported 1/6 mithqal
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (260.00 + 49.40) x 1 = 309.40
 
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SAFAVID: Sulayman I, 1668-1694, AR 10 shahi (17.59g), Isfahan, AH1087. VF888 - SAFAVID: Sulayman I, 1668-1694, AR 10 shahi (17.59g), Isfahan, AH1087. VF
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SAFAVID: Sulayman I, 1668-1694, AR 10 shahi (17.59g), Isfahan, AH1087, A-2658, a presentation type with the lengthy couplet of type D, mount removed a
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Estimates : 350.00 - 350.00
Sold for (375.00 + 71.25) x 1 = 446.25
 
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SAFAVID: Sulayman I, 1668-1694, AR abbasi (7.24g), Badakhshan, AH1087, Album-2660, VF-EF889 - SAFAVID: Sulayman I, 1668-1694, AR abbasi (7.24g), Badakhshan, AH1087, Album-2660, VF-EF
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SAFAVID: Sulayman I, 1668-1694, AR abbasi (7.24g), Badakhshan, AH1087, A-2660, local style, perhaps the issue of an anti-Janid uprising, recognizing t
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (850.00 + 161.50) x 1 = 1,011.50
 
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SAFAVID: Sultan Husayn, 1694-1722, AR abbasi, Iravan, AH1131. PCGS AU58890 - SAFAVID: Sultan Husayn, 1694-1722, AR abbasi, Iravan, AH1131. PCGS AU58
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SAFAVID: Sultan Husayn, 1694-1722, AR abbasi, Iravan, AH1131, A-2683.2, KM-282.1, type D, superb strike, PCGS graded AU58.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (80.00 + 15.20) x 1 = 95.20
 
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AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR 12 shahi (13.78g), Tabriz, AH1161. VF891 - AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR 12 shahi (13.78g), Tabriz, AH1161. VF
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AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR 12 shahi (13.78g), Tabriz, AH1161, A-2764, almost no weakness, VF, R.
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Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold for (240.00 + 45.60) x 1 = 285.60
 
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AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR 6 shahi (6.92g), Astarabad, AH1162. AU892 - AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR 6 shahi (6.92g), Astarabad, AH1162. AU
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AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR 6 shahi (6.92g), Astarabad, AH1162, A-2765, bold strike, some original luster, AU, R.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (170.00 + 32.30) x 1 = 202.30
 
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AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR abbasi (4.60g), Ganja, AH1162. EF893 - AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR abbasi (4.60g), Ganja, AH1162. EF
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AFSHARID: Ibrahim, 1748-1749, AR abbasi (4.60g), Ganja, AH1162, A-2766, type A, lovely toning, EF, R.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (220.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 261.80
 
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ZAND: Karim Khan, 1753-1779, AV 1/4 mohur (2.73g), Khuy, AH1193. EF894 - ZAND: Karim Khan, 1753-1779, AV 1/4 mohur (2.73g), Khuy, AH1193. EF
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ZAND: Karim Khan, 1753-1779, AV ¼ mohur (2.73g), Khuy, AH1193, A-2791, type C, bold strike, EF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (375.00 + 71.25) x 1 = 446.25
 
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QAJAR: Fath 'Ali Shah, 1797-1834, AV toman (4.60g), Khuy, AH1239. EF895 - QAJAR: Fath 'Ali Shah, 1797-1834, AV toman (4.60g), Khuy, AH1239. EF
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QAJAR: Fath 'Ali Shah, 1797-1834, AV toman (4.60g), Khuy, AH1239, A-2865, type W, with the mint name epithet dar al-safâ, slightly uneven s...
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Estimates : 220.00 - 300.00
Sold for (325.00 + 61.75) x 1 = 386.75
 
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QAJAR: Fath 'Ali Shah, 1797-1834, AR 1/4 riyal, Tabriz, AH1225. NGC MS63896 - QAJAR: Fath 'Ali Shah, 1797-1834, AR 1/4 riyal, Tabriz, AH1225. NGC MS63
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QAJAR: Fath 'Ali Shah, 1797-1834, AR ¼ riyal, Tabriz, AH1225, A-2882A, KM-685, special presentation issue, with oblique reeding, lovely iri...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (450.00 + 85.50) x 1 = 535.50
 
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QAJAR: Nasir al-Din Shah, 1848-1896, AV toman (3.45g), Kirmanshahan, AH1273. EF897 - QAJAR: Nasir al-Din Shah, 1848-1896, AV toman (3.45g), Kirmanshahan, AH1273. EF
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QAJAR: Nasir al-Din Shah, 1848-1896, AV toman (3.45g), Kirmanshahan, AH1273, A-2921, "3" of date recut over "2", which in turn s...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (325.00 + 61.75) x 1 = 386.75
 
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QAJAR: Nasir al-Din Shah, 1848-1896, AV toman (3.46g), Hamadan, AH1273. VF-EF898 - QAJAR: Nasir al-Din Shah, 1848-1896, AV toman (3.46g), Hamadan, AH1273. VF-EF
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QAJAR: Nasir al-Din Shah, 1848-1896, AV toman (3.46g), Hamadan, AH1273, A-2921, KM-853.2, weak centers, VF-EF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
Sold for (170.00 + 32.30) x 1 = 202.30
 
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SHEKI: Mehmet Hasan Khan, 1797-1802, AR abbasi (2.27g), Nukhwi, AH1214. VF899 - SHEKI: Mehmet Hasan Khan, 1797-1802, AR abbasi (2.27g), Nukhwi, AH1214. VF
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SHEKI: Mehmet Hasan Khan, 1797-1802, AR abbasi (2.27g), Nukhwi, AH1214, A-2949, with the Zand couplet on the obverse, very clear date, some weakness,
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (120.00 + 22.80) x 1 = 142.80
 
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SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AR abbasi (2.00g), Nukhwi, AH1225. VF-EF900 - SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AR abbasi (2.00g), Nukhwi, AH1225. VF-EF
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SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AR abbasi (2.00g), Nukhwi, AH1225, A-2952, KM-11, Russian crown above date, superb strike, VF-EF, RR.
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Estimates : 175.00 - 250.00
Sold for (350.00 + 66.50) x 1 = 416.50
 
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SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AR abbasi (1.97g), Nukhwi, AH1223. VF901 - SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AR abbasi (1.97g), Nukhwi, AH1223. VF
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SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AR abbasi (1.97g), Nukhwi, AH1223, A-2952, KM-11, Russian crown above date, VF, RR.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
Sold for (160.00 + 30.40) x 1 = 190.40
 
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SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AE bisti (13.39g), Nukhwi, AH12xx. VF902 - SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AE bisti (13.39g), Nukhwi, AH12xx. VF
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SHEKI: Jafer Quli Khan, 1806-1815, AE bisti (13.39g), Nukhwi, AH12xx, A-2954, KM-10, choice VF, RR.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (300.00 + 57.00) x 1 = 357.00
 
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DURRANI: Ahmad Shah, 1747-1772, AR rupee (11.54g), Dera, AH1167 year 7. EF-AU903 - DURRANI: Ahmad Shah, 1747-1772, AR rupee (11.54g), Dera, AH1167 year 7. EF-AU
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DURRANI: Ahmad Shah, 1747-1772, AR rupee (11.54g), Dera, AH1167 year 7, A-3092, magnificent example for this mint, choice EF-AU, R.
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Estimates : 130.00 - 170.00
Sold for (160.00 + 30.40) x 1 = 190.40
 
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DURRANI: Ahmad Shah, 1747-1772, AR rupee (11.34g), Dera, AH1168 year 8. EF904 - DURRANI: Ahmad Shah, 1747-1772, AR rupee (11.34g), Dera, AH1168 year 8. EF
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DURRANI: Ahmad Shah, 1747-1772, AR rupee (11.34g), Dera, AH1168 year 8, A-3092, nice strike, EF, R.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (110.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 130.90
 
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DURRANI: Qaisar Shah, 1803/1st reign, AR rupee (11.40g), Ahmadshahi (= Qandahar), AH1218. VF-EF905 - DURRANI: Qaisar Shah, 1803/1st reign, AR rupee (11.40g), Ahmadshahi (= Qandahar), AH1218. VF-EF
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DURRANI: Qaisar Shah, 1803/1st reign, AR rupee (11.40g), Ahmadshahi (= Qandahar), AH1218, A-3118, with an extraordinarily delicate design, VF-EF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (140.00 + 26.60) x 1 = 166.60
 
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SADOZAI: Yar Muhammad Khan, 1842-1851, AR qiran (5.21g), Herat, AH1264. VF-EF906 - SADOZAI: Yar Muhammad Khan, 1842-1851, AR qiran (5.21g), Herat, AH1264. VF-EF
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SADOZAI: Yar Muhammad Khan, 1842-1851, AR qiran (5.21g), Herat, AH1264, A-3153.2, KM-148, superb strike, bold VF-EF.
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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DURRANI & BARAKZAI: LOT of 21 silver coins907 - DURRANI & BARAKZAI: LOT of 21 silver coins
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DURRANI & BARAKZAI: LOT of 21 silver coins (rupee unless noted): Afsharid: Nadir Shah, Bhakhar AH1160 (F-VF, 2 testmarks); Durrani: Taimur Shah ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
Sold for (450.00 + 85.50) x 1 = 535.50
 
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MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 6 silver and 3 copper coins908 - MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 6 silver and 3 copper coins
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MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 6 silver and 3 copper coins: Silver: Samanid: al-Shash AH290 (VF), Samarqand 290 (VF-EF); and Andaraba 303 (with Ahmad b. Sah
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 240.00 - 325.00
Sold for (300.00 + 57.00) x 1 = 357.00
 
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MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 11 silver coins and 1 copper coin909 - MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 11 silver coins and 1 copper coin
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MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 11 silver coins and 1 copper coin: Khwarizmshah: AE jital, Sangah mint (VF, rare); Ilkhan: Ghazan Mahmud: 2 dirhams, Kashan A
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Estimates : 220.00 - 325.00
Sold for (325.00 + 61.75) x 1 = 386.75
 
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MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 9 silver coins910 - MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 9 silver coins
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MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC: LOT of 9 silver coins: Arab-Sasanian (A-1, VF, but clipped & porous surfaces and A-17, VF, slightly clipped); Tabaristan (A-52...
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Start Price : 240.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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