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George III Indian Peace Medal. 1814. Largest size. Adams 12.1

From Stack's October 2006 New York Auction, Session 1 on Oct 17, 2006

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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 British Indian Medal Types George III The War of 1812 Medals

George III Indian Peace Medal. 1814. Largest size. Adams 12.1;  census specimen 35. About Uncirculated....George III Indian Peace Medal. 1814. Largest size. Adams 12.1; census specimen 35. About Uncirculated. Silver. 76.6mm. 1,929.0 gns. Obverse signed T.WYON.JUN:S:. Laureate, mantled bust right of George III (Obverse 1); grand royal Arms (Reverse A). Original, plain loop; secondary, fine hole at base of obverse. Rich, medium silver gray with gold, blue and rose iridescence. Ornamental ribbed edge added, affixed to the edge by four rivets (one missing), the work skilled and obviously contemporary. A single obverse and reverse die pair seems to have been responsible for all these largest 1814 medals (Adams 12.2 seems anomalous).

Ex John G. Murdoch Collection (1904, lot 909, plated), Virgil M. Brand, F.C.C. Boyd Estate.

Lot # 83 Session 1
Hammer Price: $15,000.00

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