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    1736 Jernegan Cistern, XF
    Betts-169, Silver

    Betts-169. 1736 Jernegan Cistern. Silver. XF. 38.7 mm, 20.3 gm. Obverse signed by Tanner. Another example, this piece displaying a strong degree of design detail. Perhaps due to the palmettos and/or the presence of the namesake of the Carolinas, these pieces were misattributed by early catalogers as being connected to North Carolina. Areas of toning appear on this example, including hues of blue-green and pale gold. Scattered marks and hairlines are present along with several as-made lintmarks, but they do not detract from this piece.
    Purchased from Ted Craige.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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