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Lot 2819    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $2,000
SOLD $1,500

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, memorial medal in silver (43mm) by L.Pingo for the Royal Society in 1784 (MH.374; BHM.258; Eimer 780). Dark gun metal grey toned, slight rim bruises at 6 and 9 o'clock on the obverse, otherwise good extremely fine, only 291 struck.

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