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    1720 John Law, VF
    Betts-117 (rev)/132 (rev), Bronze, Silvered

    Betts-117 (rev)/132 (rev). 1720 John Law. Bronze, silvered. VF. Cast. 43.8 mm, 27.1 gm. Unsigned. The reverses of 117 and 132, both solely comprised of text, are paired on this medal. The 117 reverse discusses the losses of the Mississippi Company while the 132 reverse mentions the results of greed. A lovely example, this piece reveals a strong strike. The surfaces are largely an even shade of golden brown, adding to the eye appeal.
    Ex: Coin Galleries (2/2007), lot 1028.
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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    January, 2014
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