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Lot 2818    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $3,000
Current Bid $1,800
Bidding Closes 30 Mar 07:30

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, memorial medal in silver (43mm) by L.Pingo for the Royal Society in 1784 (MH.374; BHM.258; Eimer 780). Most beautifully toned, virtually FDC, rare and desirable as only 291 struck.

Ex B.A.Seaby Ltd July 25, 1970 and John.J.Ford Collection, part XIV, May 23, 2006 (lot 465).

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