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Lot 2833    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $1,200
SOLD $1,400

PRODUCTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, 1854, exhibition medal in bronze (73mm) by L.C.Wyon (C.1854/5). In beautiful condition without any friction, brilliant bronzed finish, FDC and probably the finest known.

The design was submitted by F.C.Terry for Wyon to engrave. This is surely one of Leonard Charles Wyon's finest dies produced. Mintage figures obtained by Carlisle are 96 bronze and 46 silver.

Ex Spink Australia Sale 8 (lot 128).

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