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    Superb Betts-404, Boscawen at Louisbourg

    Betts-404. 1758 Boscawen at Louisbourg. Pinchbeck. About Uncirculated. Rich lustrous golden color remains at the peripheries, faded to glossy medium brown in the fields. About as sharp as the crudely-made Boscawen medals are ever seen, with remarkable detail on both sides. Some faint old pinscratches are present in the right obverse fields,a few minor scattered specks and pits typical of the composition. 40.5 mm, 196.1 grains.
    From The John W. Adams Collection of French and Indian War Medals.
    Seller is donating a portion of their proceeds, and Heritage is donating the same portion of the Buyer's Premium, from the sale of this lot to the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution. See page 3 for details.


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    January, 2012
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