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    Important 1869/4 Franklin Medal
    Engraved by Robert Lovett, Jr.

    1869/4 Joseph Wharton Franklin Medal AU58 Uncertified. Fuld FR.M.WH.1, GM-71. Bronze, 53 mm. Dies by Robert Lovett, Jr., best known for the Confederate cent. Issued by Pennsylvania mining magnate Joseph Wharton. The Greenslet plate piece with pleasing surfaces and only a whisper of carbon on the field near the vest. A very rare Benjamin Franklin medal.
    Ex: Springfield Collection (Bowers and Ruddy, 12/81), lot 4662. (NGC ID# CCNX, PCGS# 661030)


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

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    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
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