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    1720 John Law, XF
    Betts-130, White Metal

    Betts-130. 1720 John Law. White Metal. XF. 32.5 mm, 11.8 gm. Unsigned. A windmill is depicted on the obverse of this piece, being driven by a blast out of the mouth of John Law whose face appears at the outer edge near 3 o'clock. Items are seen flying from the arms of the windmill, including rings, jewels, banknotes, certificates of stock, and coins. A few scattered marks and small spots of debris pose minimal distraction on this example.
    Ex: Henry Christensen (9/1967), lot 297; Ted Craige Estate (10/1982); John J. Ford, Jr. (Stack's, 1/2006), lot 610.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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