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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 2349. Estimate $4000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $5250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GERMANY, Greifswalde under Seige. Perusius, Commander. 1631. Lead 1 oz. Unit (29.05 gm). NECESSITAS. GRYPSWALDENSIS, griffin left over sprouting tree stump; I above, 16-31 across field / FERD II [...]. IMPER. SEMP. AVGVST, crowned double eagle with arms on breast. Maillet pl. XLIII, 3; cf. Lapa pl. 8; KM 1. Toned, good VF. Possibly the finest known of the few surviving examples. Extremely rare. ($4000)

Ex Virgil Brand Collection (Leu Numismatik, 20-22 October 1997), lot 6672.