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    1773 St. Vincent's Medal, VF
    Betts-529, Silver

    Betts-529. 1773 St. Vincent's Medal. Silver. VF. 55.2 mm, 76.9 gm. With hanger. Engraved by F. Moser. The obverse of this medal features a right-facing bust of King George III. The design on the reverse includes a standing Britannia at left extending an olive branch to the vanquished Carib along with the legend, "PEACE AND PROSPERITY TO ST. VINCENTS." Areas of colorful toning are present on this piece, including shades of golden-yellow, violet, vibrant orange, and teal. There are no marks worthy of mention on this attractive example.
    Ex: Glendining's (11/1986), lot 11.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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