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    1716 Chamber of Justice, XF
    Betts-125 Variant, Bronze

    Betts-125 variant. 1716 Chamber of Justice. Bronze. XF. 41.7 mm, 33.0 gm. Lovely golden-brown color adds to the eye appeal of this example bearing the middle-aged portrait engraved by Du Vivier of Louis XV with the legend reading PHILIPPUS DUX AURELIANENS RE ET NAV REGENS. Several small die cracks extend from the obverse rim on this example. This piece differs from the other example bearing the same portrait because the lettering on the reverse is smaller on this piece. Scattered tiny dark flecks are present, particularly on the obverse.
    Purchased from Ted Craige.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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    January, 2014
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