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    Elusive 1759 Quebec Taken, Betts-421 in Silver

    Betts-421. 1759 Quebec Taken. Silver. Plain edge. Extremely Fine. Flashy light silver gray with slightly deeper toning at peripheries, highlighted with pastels. Scattered marks visible on both sides, a few little nicks between Victory and her trophy on the reverse, light handling hairlines on both sides. Collaring mark near 3:00 relative to the obverse. Very elusive in silver, a fine example of this rarity. 39.8 mm, 400.8 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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