More than 2,500 years of human history, as told by some of the greatest numismatic rarities ever presented, populate Heritage Auctions‘ ANA World & Ancient Coins Signature® and Platinum Night Auctions in Chicago, Aug. 12-17, 2015, in Chicago. ‘World and Ancient coins are truly abundant in this auction,’ said Cristiano Bierrenbach, Vice President at Heritage Auctions. ‘There are so many astounding highlights that it’s hard to point to any one area as being the strongest. What I can say for certain is that every type of collector will find something for their collections here.’ A pair of Central American coins kick off the highlights in the form of two very early 8 Escudos of Guatemala; dated 1741 (Philip V) and 1747 (Ferdinand VI), these hammered issues are the rarest of the rare, with the 1747 piece being previously unknown. The fact that both are being offered

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