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Lot 635    SESSION 2 (2.00PM TUESDAY 28TH JULY)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $100

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, R.N. F.R.S. 1728-1779, (1979), in pure copper (51mm), obverse, bust of Cook right, reverse, H.M.S.Resolution at anchor with mountains in background, below, 'Capt. Cook First White/Man To Land In/British Columbia/At Nootka/1778'. Uncirculated.

Together with small envelope marked, 'Capt. Cook/K.98/#68 of 100/Pure Copper/(signature of A Klenman)/To/L.C.Carlisle'. This medal was also issued in gold and silver by Allan Klenman, Victoria, British Columbia, who published his book 'The Faces of Captain Cook' in 1983 with a foreward by William J. Mira.

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