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    1720 John Law, VF
    Betts-115 Variant, Silver

    Betts-115 variant. 1720 John Law. Silver. VF. Holed and Plugged. 26.8 mm, 7.1 gm. Unsigned. The obverse of this piece corresponds to Betts-115; however, it is paired with a different reverse, comprised solely of text. In addition, that side displays dentils at the outer edges. The reverse translates as, "If I only had 1707 money." A spot of green residue appears at the tops of both the obverse and reverse and a die break is present at the right side of the reverse.
    Purchased from Tim Millett (12/2000).
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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    January, 2014
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