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    Betts-97 1702 Vigo Bay Silver Medal

    Betts-97. 1702 American Treasure Captured at Vigo. Silver. VF. 36.6 mm, 17.6 gm. By John Croker. Cross on the queen's crown points to R in FRA. The reverse harbor and battle scene are exceptionally vividly detailed, showing small ship atop allied squadron touched by the tall mast of the larger ship below. Visual charm is amplified by flashing fields of unusual beauty.
    Ex: Ted Craige; earlier ex Kreisberg Sale (6/1965).
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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