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Lot

№ 1117

.

31 May 1995

Estimate: £15–£20

1802. Vrede de Amiens [Peace of Amiens], silver brass counter, trumpet supporting a banner, peace proclaimed between gr.britain & france national thanksgiving june 1st 1802, reverse dove of Peace perched on sword hilt, pax inter magnas gentes, 25mm (v.Loon 877; PiN 732; BHM 544-RRR). A little discoloured, otherwise good very fine (£15-20)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Dutch Medals.

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An extremely rare English medalet; only recorded by Brown from the example in the British Museum and the first specimen seen by the cataloguers