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

Samuel Johnson (1709-84), a copper medal by T. Smith, 41mm (E 812; BDM V, 553); Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78), a copper medal by J.-P. Montagny, 41mm (BDM IV, 130); James Cook (1728-79), a copper medal by T. Smith, 41mm (E 781; BDM V, 553); Joseph Haydn (1730-1809), a copper medal by E. Gatteaux, 41mm (BDM II, 207) [4]. About extremely fine or better £150-£200


Provenance: Second bt D. Young October 2010; last bt H. Betts December 2009