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    Betts-96. 1702 American Treasure Captured at Vigo. Silver. VF. 43.7 mm, 39.4 gm. By Jan Boskam. Draped Queen Anne bust l. with lovelock over right shoulder. Reverse a forest of masts of British and Dutch ships attacking harbor filled with burning French and Spanish ships, pillar of fire rising into sky under Latin legend French and Spanish Fleet Taken by Force, Burned or Captured. Light handling, two edge bruises. Low relief causes indistinct reverse detail.
    Ex: Spink (11/1965); Leonard Finn (12/1983).
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
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