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Medals : Auction 165 : Lot 1382

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 165
Medals Lot
1382
1772 43mm diameter off-metal in brass, by Matthew Boulton, Fothergill and John Westwood (Westwood not credited on the medal) Eimer 744a type a identified by the die flaw in the left of the exergue. Obverse: Bust right laureate GEORGE. III. KING. OF. GR. BRITAIN. FRANCE. AND. IRELAND. ETC. Reverse: Two ships at sea RESOLVTION ADVENTURE, Exergue: SAILED. FROM. ENGLAND MARCH. MDCCCLXXII , Fine or better and bold, missing the swivel mount as originally issued. Examples of the medal were distributed to the inhabitants of the Islands during the second voyage of mariner and explorer Captain . The logs of the Resolution and the Adventure record more than 30 places where the distribution took place, and examples mostly appear in a worn and weathered state
£2,800
Resolution and Adventure Medal 1772 43mm diameter off-metal in brass, by Matthew Boulton, John Fothergill and John Westwood (Westwood not credited on the medal) Eimer 744a type a identified by the die flaw in the left of the exergue. Obverse: Bust right laureate GEORGE. III. KING. OF. GR. BRITAIN. FRANCE. AND. IRELAND. ETC. Reverse: Two ships at sea RESOLVTION ADVENTURE, Exergue: SAILED. FROM. ENGLAND MARCH. MDCCCLXXII , Fine or better and bold, missing the swivel mount as originally issued. Examples of the medal were distributed to the inhabitants of the Pacific Islands during the second voyage of mariner and explorer Captain James Cook. The logs of the Resolution and the Adventure record more than 30 places where the distribution took place, and examples mostly appear in a worn and weathered state : Medals : Auction 165 : Lot 1382
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Resolution and Adventure Medal 1772 43mm diameter off-metal in brass, by Matthew Boulton, John Fothergill and John Westwood (Westwood not credited on the medal) Eimer 744a type a identified by the die flaw in the left of the exergue. Obverse: Bust right laureate GEORGE. III. KING. OF. GR. BRITAIN. FRANCE. AND. IRELAND. ETC. Reverse: Two ships at sea RESOLVTION ADVENTURE, Exergue: SAILED. FROM. ENGLAND MARCH. MDCCCLXXII , Fine or better and bold, missing the swivel mount as originally issued. Examples of the medal were distributed to the inhabitants of the Pacific Islands during the second voyage of mariner and explorer Captain James Cook. The logs of the Resolution and the Adventure record more than 30 places where the distribution took place, and examples mostly appear in a worn and weathered state : Medals : Auction 165 : Lot 1382
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