Lot Archive


№ 494


26 June 1996

Estimate: £80–£100

United States of America, Capture of the British Fleet on Lake Champlain, 1814, bronze medal by M. Fürst, bust of Lieutenant Stephen Cassin right, reverse fleet in the act of being captured, 65mm (Julian NA-8; BDM II, 172). Minor obverse edge knocks, about extremely fine, patinated (£80-100)

Stephen Cassin commanded the USS Ticonderoga