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    William Pitt, Mint State
    Betts-516, Bronze

    Betts-516. William Pitt. Bronze. Mint State. 40.4 mm, 37.5 gm. T. Pingo signed the obverse. Struck on a thick flan, this medal displays attractive chocolate-brown color, with the obverse surfaces exhibiting a glossy appearance. A strong strike adds to the appeal of this example. Pitt's portrait reveals a few abrasions on the chin. Minor corrosion is present, primarily on the obverse.
    Purchased from Ted Craige.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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