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    Betts-83. 1697 Spanish Treasure and Cartagena Taken. Bronze, gilt. VF. 41.6 mm x 3.1 mm thick, 32.2 gm, beveled and filed edge. Fascinating old gilding distinguishes this bright example, interrupted in the reverse field by scattered flecks that reveal the underlying bronze. The facial features of the city goddess are somewhat indistinct.
    Ex: Spink (11/1981), lot 948.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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