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This sterling coin is from a series of art ingots which were put out by the Hamilton Mint called The Countries of the World. This is the ingot for Spain. On one side there is a detailed picture of a woman dancing in a large, flowing skirt, a woman drinking from a jug and a matador and bull. The opposing side has a beautiful depiction of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. The portions that show blue or dark in the photo have a mirror finish which is reflecting the camera and is not really dark. Along the edge it is marked STERLING. It also has 3 small circles. In the first is the letter C. Next is a joined HM, I assume for Hamilton Mint. The next one has the number 78. This was purchased from the mint during the late 1970's or early 1980's. Each ingot in the series came with a 3 1/2" by 6" sheet of paper with statistics and a history of the country. This comes enclosed in its original plastic capsule and the fact sheet.
It measures 1" in diameter and weighs approximately 6.9 dwt. or 10.7 grams. This has never been handled without gloves or cleaned but is discolored around the edges of titled side.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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Sterling Silver Ingot - Hamilton Mint Countries of the World Series - Spain
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