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    1559 Betts-3 Peace of Cambrai Medal
    Cast Bronze Flan

    Betts-3. 1559 Peace of Cambrai. Bronze, cast. About VF. 38.8 mm, thickness varies from 4.0 to 4.5 mm at the thickest point of the rim, 39.0 gm. Coin turn. Dies of the last. Deep reddish-brown, generally strong detail includes a bold armored bust and well-detailed Peace within boldly beaded outer borders. Light copper-red on the highest points emphasizes quality of the reliefs.

    John W. Adams Commentary
    "Later cast of a holed matrix, with fields lightly chased. Unsigned. Obverse legend as on the preceding silver specimen. Thick planchet with slightly rounded edges."
    Ex: Dr. Paul Patterson (6/1986).
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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