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    1759 Death of Wolfe Medal, Betts-422 in Bronze

    Betts-422. 1759 Death of Wolfe. Bronze. Choice About Uncirculated. Even and attractive light brown with hints of more colorful toning over reflective surfaces. Some minor cloudiness is apparent in the fields, hints of some old verdigris atop Wolfe's head, dull mark between S of JACOBUS and W of WOLFE. A high grade example of this rarity, nicer than LaRiviere's and Ford's, which was cleaned and not terribly attractive. This may be as rare in bronze as it is in silver. 36.9 mm, 336.3 grains.
    Ex: Paul Patterson (6/1986).
    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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