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    1697 French Victory Medal
    Betts-85-86, Bronze

    Betts-85-86. 1697 Victory the Companion of the French. Bronze. XF. 41.3 mm x 3.1 mm thick, 28.0 gm, beveled and filed edge. Obverse B in the John J. Ford Jr. variety scheme. Heavy locks are close to signature J. MAVGER. F. Winged Victory inscribes French victories in capital lettering, battles in Spain, Flanders, and Cartagena on three oval shields hanging on a palm tree, VICTORIA COMES FRANCORUM. Roman numeral date in exergue. This deeply glossy brown medal displays immense dignity.
    Ex: Ted Craige.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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