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    Captain Cook Royal Society, XF
    Betts-553, Silver

    Betts-553. Captain Cook Royal Society. Silver. XF. 43.5 mm, 35.1 gm. Obverse signed by Lewis Pingo. A lovely example struck in silver, this medal includes hints of light blue and peach toning. Sharply struck, this piece displays light wear on the high points of the designs. The lower obverse reveals long as-made lint marks. Scattered hair thin marks, primarily on the reverse, pose limited distraction, if any.
    Purchased from Paul Patterson (6/1986).
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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