Wal Shannon Collection - Captain Cook Medals

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Lot 1903    SESSION 7 (11.30AM WEDNESDAY 29TH MARCH)    Wal Shannon Collection - Captain Cook Medals

Estimate $150
SOLD $200

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, 1901, in gilt bronze (43mm) (C.1901/39), obverse, Captain Cook's bust left with anchor below and wreath around, reverse, half facing bust of Sir Henry Parkes, Father of Federation; another identical in oxidised silver with thicker planchet being 1951 restrike. The first with most gilt missing, otherwise good very fine - extremely fine. (2)

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