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    Betts-97, obverse splasher, variant. 1702 American Treasure Captured at Vigo. White metal. Fine. 35.8 mm, 4.4 grams. By John Croker. Cross on the queen's crown points to the left upright of the R in FRA. Lustrous surface is lightly crinkled, particularly in the upper left field. Such White Metal splashers are delicate and easily damaged; there can be few in existence after three centuries. A fascinating splasher that is of considerable rarity.
    Ex: Ted Craige.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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