Australian Historical Medals
Current Bid $2,400
Bidding Closes 30 Mar 07:30
GEORGE III, Resolution and Adventure medal, 1772 in platina (brass) (42.5mm) by J.Westwood for Matthew Boulton for Sir Joseph Banks, struck from the first (or cracked) reverse die, B.F on truncation (Boulton fecit) (MH.373; BHM.165; Eimer 744). Struck with coinage die axis (180 degrees upset), considerable smooth patina, some surface marks and edge bumps, otherwise very fine and rare.
Ex Wal Shannon Collection.
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GEORGE III, Resolution and Adventure medal, 1772 in platina (brass) (42.5mm) by J.Westwood for Matthew ...