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    Fantastic Electrotype Copper Shells
    Betts-608 and Betts-615

    Two Libertas Americana Electrotype Shells. The current lot presents a wonderful opportunity to acquire electrotype copper shells for two of the most popular Libertas Americana medals: 1783 Betts-608, Treaty of Paris, 11.4 gm, and circa 1782 Betts-615, 12.9 gm. Both measure approximately 55 x 55 mm and were transferred from original medals--time of occurrence unknown. These were probably not completed due to the fact that both pieces are bent. Nonetheless, this is a lot that any numismatist would appreciate.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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    We also followed the bidding online yesterday here in Salt Lake for the other 3 coins - great fun. Prices realized met or exceeded our expectations.
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