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


Estimate: £150 - £200

William Harvey (1578-1657), a copper medal by W. Binfield, 41mm (E 196; BDM I, 190); Axel Oxenstierna (1583-1654), a copper medal by J.-B. Salmson, 41mm (BDM –); Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642), a copper medal by E. Gatteaux, 41mm (BDM II, 207); John Milton (1608-71), a copper medal by M. Vivier, 41mm (BDM VI, 291) [4]. Extremely fine or better [first with NGC slab tag MS 64 BN] £150-£200


Provenance: Third bt H. Garrison September 2013; last bt R. Gladdle February 2010