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Louis XV. The Avenger of Fraud, 1716. B-unlisted, B-unlisted

From Stack's January 2006 Auction, Session 1 on Jan 16, 2006

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Categories  •  Stack's January 2006 The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection: Part 13 The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Betts Medals, Part I: Medals Illustrative of Early American History The John Law Medals, 1720 - 1721

Louis XV. The Avenger of Fraud, 1716. B-unlisted, B-unlisted. Obverse signed I.LE BLANC.F. in field...Louis XV. The Avenger of Fraud, 1716. B-unlisted, B-unlisted. Obverse signed I.LE BLANC.F. in field below bust; reverse signed D.V. (Du Vivier) in right field. Bronze. 41.5 mm. 545.5 gns. Obverse: Child's bust of Louis XV. LUD. XV. D.G. FR. ET. NAV. REX. Reverse: Hercules and the thief Cacus (the die of B.125). The obverse in neither Betts, the reverse the same die seen on the preceding two but in an even later state. Extremely Fine. Rich brown color, somewhat reflective fields, some iridescence. Flat rims 3.2 - 3.6 mm. thick, flat plain edge.

Ex Henry Christensen's sale of September 20, 1967, lot 195.

Lot # 601 Session 1
Hammer Price: $3,250.00

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