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    1716 Chamber of Justice, Fine
    Betts-125 Variant, Silver

    Betts-125 variant. 1716 Chamber of Justice. Silver. Fine. 41.3 mm, 32.4 gm. Yet another variant, this piece also features a different obverse, an adolescent representation of Louis XV. In this case, Du Vivier was the engraver of the obverse. The legend is LUDOVICUS XV REX CHRISTIANISS. The rims are plain on the other two varieties included in this offering, while this example includes M.D.M.L.A.N.B. 11 SEPTEMBRE 1786. Areas of sea-green, rose-peach, and light gold toning are present.
    Ex: Henry Christensen (9/1967), lot 195; John J. Ford, Jr. (Stack's, 1/2006), lot 600.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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    January, 2014
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