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    Quebec Taken 1759 Medal, Betts-421

    Quebec Taken 1759 Medal, Betts-421. Bronze, 40 mm. Medal commemorating the capture of Quebec, 1759. The obverse displays the bust of Britannia looking left. Underneath is a laurel wreath over a trident and a standard crossed. Underneath is 'SAVNDERS' and 'WOLFE'. Legend: 'BRITANNIA.' The reverse shows Victory on tiptoe holding a palm branch, and crowns with a laurel wreath a trophy of captured French arms. Beneath is seated a bound captive. Legend: 'QVEBEC . TAKEN . MDCCLIX'. Exergue: 'SOC . P . A . C'. Both sides exhibit copper-red patination. Housed in a custom holder inscribed EARLY AMERICAN MEDAL / QUEBEC TAKEN 1759 / BETTS 421 / VERY RARE.

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    September, 2008
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