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    Betts-44. 1670 British Colonization. Silver. XF45 NGC. Unsigned, but engraved by Roettier. King Charles and Queen Catharine are depicted facing right on the obverse of this Choice XF piece. A globe is represented on the reverse, displaying portions of four continents. Through Charles' marriage to Catharine of Portugal, he gained footholds in the East Indies and South America. Areas of gold, copper, and blue-green toning appear on this early Betts medal.
    From The Marlor Collection.


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