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    William Wilberforce Anti-Slavery Medals. 1837, silver, 53 mm., toned proof, young face of Wilberforce on the obverse with the peripheral inscription WILLIAM WILBERFORCE M.P. FRIEND OF AFRICA, on the reverse is Britannia seated with several other allegorical figures with the caption below "I HAVE HEARD THEIR CRY," in the exergual area: SLAVE TRADE ABOLISHED MDCCCVII; and (2) other Wilberforce medals, struck in bronze, pleasing even reddish-brown Unc. pieces of the same design and diameter as above.

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    Jul-Aug, 1993
    31st-3rd Saturday-Tuesday
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