The ‘Boys at the Lake’ Collection of Durand’s Famous People of the World Medals

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Date of Auction: 12th February 2020

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Estimate: £150 - £200

Roger Bacon (1214-94), a copper medal by R. Gayrard, 41mm (E 9; BDM II, 227); Petrarch (1304-74), a copper medal by R. Jeuffroy, 41mm (BDM III, 74); Johannes Gutenberg (1400-68), a copper medal by R. Gayrard, 41mm (BDM II, 227); Christopher Columbus (1442-1506), a copper medal by L. Petit, 41mm (BDM IV, 466) [4]. Extremely fine or better [third with NGC slab tag MS 64 RB] £150-£200

Footnote

Provenance: Second bt H. Betts January 2010; last bt R. Margolis January 2011