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

Blaise Pascal (1623-62), a copper medal by J. Pingret, 41mm (BDM –); Domenico Cassini (1625-1712), a copper medal by Peuvrier, 41mm (BDM IV, 472); Christian Huygens (1629-95), a copper medal by F. Henrionnet, 41mm (BDM II, 478); John Locke (1632-1704), a copper medal by F. Caunois, 41mm (BDM I, 361) [4]. Extremely fine or better


Provenance: Third bt H. Betts August 2010; last bt D. Young September 2009