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    Libertas Americana Medal, MS64 Brown
    Betts-615, Famous Symbol of American Liberty

    (1781) MEDAL Libertas Americana Copper MS64 Brown NGC. Betts-615, Loubat-14. Libertas Americana translates as American Liberty. The dates in exergue on the reverse of this famous medal represent the victories of the Americans over the British at Saratoga and Yorktown respectively, with the British having been led by Burgoyne at Saratoga and Cornwallis at Yorktown.

    A beautifully preserved example, this near-Gem displays pleasing chocolate-brown color, with areas of orange and red present. A few tiny spots and minuscule marks are undistracting on this attractive and desirable piece. Listed on page 90 of the 2014 Guide Book.
    Ex: Denis Loring.
    From The Marlor Collection.


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