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    1770 Death of Rev. Whitefield, XF
    Betts-527, Silver

    Betts-527. 1770 Death of Rev. Whitefield. Silver. XF. 36.5 mm, 21.1 gm. The obverse is signed T.P.F. An almost full-facing bust of Whitefield appears on the obverse of this lovely piece. The legend is, "THE REV. GEORGE WHITEFIELD A.M." The reverse features a cherub seated next to a skull upon a wide urn. The exergue contains, "B 16 D 1714 / D30 S 1770." Areas of light teal and peach toning are present. There are no marks worthy of mention. A few thin horizontal die cracks appear near the bottom of the bust.
    Ex: Glendining (11/1989).
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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