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    William Pitt, XF
    Betts-516, Bronze

    Betts-516. William Pitt. Bronze. XF. 40.3 mm, 23.4 gm. T. Pingo signed the obverse. In addition to the engraver's mark, the Betts-516 medals differ from the 515 variety due to the wig being fuller and the letters heavier. A sharply struck example, this piece displays light wear on the high points of the obverse. The inscription on the reverse remains strongly defined. A thin die crack extends through GVL of GVLIELMVS and a few light abrasions appear on the portrait. Scattered areas of minor residue and light corrosion are present.
    Purchased from Ted Craige.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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

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    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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