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    1762 Victories Medal, Betts-441 in Bronze

    Betts-441. Victories of 1762. Bronze. Mint State. A superb example of this final Victories medal of the war, with choice chocolate brown surfaces and light attractive pale blue toning. The obverse surfaces on this medal, both silver and bronze strikings, are more glossy than prooflike, and such is the case here, best illustrated on this piece since the surfaces are fairly original. The reverse is somewhat reflective, less so in bronze than in silver. Reverse die flaw more advanced here than on the silver piece above. 41.3 mm, 371.8 grains.
    Ex: An English auction (10/1993).
    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.


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

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    January, 2012
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
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