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Choice Mint State 1783 Treaty of Paris Medal Betts-610, White Metal 1783 Treaty of Paris Medal. Bett

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Choice Mint State 1783 Treaty of Paris Medal Betts-610, White Metal 1783 Treaty of Paris Medal. Bett
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Choice Mint State 1783 Treaty of Paris Medal
Betts-610, White Metal 1783 Treaty of Paris Medal. Betts-610, BHM 255. White Metal, Copper Plug. MS-63 PCGS. Obv: central figures clasping hands, Europe to left holding laurel branch, America right with liberty pole and cap and 13-striped shield, battle scene of Port Mahon at left, similar scene of Gibraltar on right, shields of Germany, France, England, and Spain at their feet, SIC HOSTES CONCORDIA IVNGIT AMICOS arcs above, all-seeing eye in glory of rays below, PRVDENTIA & FATIS above a city scene in exergue. Rev: Peace with cornucopia and laurel branch standing on Mars, here as a fallen knight in full armor, radiant sun, Fate as angel with trumpet and clouds above Peace, naval battle scene to left and right, ENSIBVS EX MARTIS LVX PACIS LÆTA RESVRGIT arcs above OPE VVLCANI / 1783 in exergue. Dies by Johann Christian Reich, The Elder, father of John Reich of U.S. Mint acclaim. This gorgeous example exhibits warm slate-gray design elements set against brightly reflective silver-gray fields. The strike is sharp and the eye appeal is substantial. The usually seen tiny copper plug is found on this specimen EN in PRVDENTIA, and appears bright and brassy in nature, right in line with the balance of the medal. This medal was produced to celebrate the Treaty of Paris, signed at the conclusion of the American Revolution by the newly established United States of America and the recently vanquished British was signed in 1783. Choice for the grade at many levels.
PCGS Population: 4; 2 finer (both MS-64).
PCGS #531274



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