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    1760 Montreal Taken Medal
    Betts-429, Silver, AU58

    Betts-429. 1760 Montreal Taken. Silver. AU58 PCGS. Engraved by John Kirk, this medal features a river-god being accosted by a vicious-looking beaver on the obverse and an inconsolable Canadienne at the foot of a pine tree on the reverse, evoking the Judea Capta issues of ancient Rome. Prooflike light silver surfaces exhibit faint blue and gold peripheral toning. 40.7 mm, 30.8 grams. (Est. $6,000-$8,000).

    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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