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

Sold for £120

Estimate: £150 - £200

Hernan Cortez (1485-1551), a copper medal by M. Vivier, 41mm (BDM –); Francis I (1494-1544), a copper medal by R. Gayrard, 41mm (BDM II, 227); Charles V (1500-58), a copper medal by R. Gayrard, 41mm (BDM II, 227); John Calvin (1509-64), a copper medal by R. Gayrard, 41mm (BDM II, 227) [4]. Extremely fine or better £150-£200

Footnote

Provenance: First bt R. Margolis January 2011; last Presidential Auction (Baltimore), June 2009, lot 1680