Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (15 March 2011)

Date of Auction: 15th March 2011

Sold for £450

Estimate: £600 - £800

United States of America, Washington Before Boston, 1776, an first restrike [Paris, c. 1820] copper medal by B. Duvivier, bust right, rev. Washington and staff officers on horseback watch the evacuation of Boston by the British, four legs under Washington’s horse, edge plain, no markings, 68mm (Baker 48; BDM I, 689). Usual light die flaws on obverse and running horizontally from the top of Washington’s head on reverse, otherwise about extremely fine, dull patina, very rare £600-800