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Lot 663    SESSION 3 (John Chapman Collection, 2.30pm Tuesday)    Exploration Medals

Estimate $500
SOLD $1,100

GERMANY, medal proclaiming the New Century, 1800, in silver (40mm) by C.I.Kruger second engraver to the Dresden Mint, featured on the medal is the word 'Australien' representing a new land of hope. Very early use of the word 'Australien' rather than 'New Holland' and the first in numismatics. Good very fine and rare.

Ex Spink Australia Sale 23 (lot 954).

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