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    Earl of Chatham, XF
    Betts-523, Silver

    Betts-523. Earl of Chatham. Silver. XF. 37.2 mm, 20.9 gm. Engraved by Kirk. A silver example of the William Pitt, First Earl of Chatham, Memorial Medal, this piece is believed to have been struck in 1778. Light toning appears in shades of faint copper and lavender on this pleasing example. Though minor rim ticks and marks are present, they do not detract from the eye appeal. A small stain appears in the left obverse field.
    Purchased from Ted Craige.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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