Wal Shannon Collection - Captain Cook Medals
CANADA, British Columbia, Captain James Cook, R.N. F.R.S. 1728-1779, (1979), in pure copper, another in oxidised bronze, and another in sterling silver (51mm), obverse, bust of Cook right, reverse, H.M.S.Resolution at anchor with mountains in background, below, 'Capt. Cook First White/Man To Land In/British Columbia/At Nootka/1778'. Uncirculated. (3)
This medal was also issued in gold by Allan Klenman, Victoria, British Columbia, who published his book 'The Faces of Captain Cook' in 1983 with a foreward by William J. Mira.
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CANADA, British Columbia, Captain James Cook, R.N. F.R.S. 1728-1779, (1979), in pure copper, another in ...