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    Theodore Roosevelt Large Copper Plaque

    1920 Large Theodore Roosevelt Copper Plaque.
    10 x 13 in. Designed by James Earl Fraser, designer of the Buffalo nickel. Roosevelt faces right with a three-line inscription: AGGRESSIVE FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHT IS THE NOBLEST SPORT THE WORLD AFFORDS. This is from one of his speeches while he was the New York police commissioner (1895-1897). The larger of the two types manufactured, and the most common of the pieces known. We last offered one of these in our Feb. 14-17, 2007, Sale 430, lot 21. (NGC ID# CCNX, PCGS# 661030)


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    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
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