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    The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere: Part II (pg. 195)

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    impounded in the British Museum the Mary land Historical Society and The Johns Hopkins University from whose collections this piece was deaccessioned as a dupli cate after the addition of items from the John Work Garrett cabinet The 1746 Annapolis 4 uesday Club medal is a piece of singu lar significance in the American numismatic pantheon Struck in 1750 for presentation to members of the tuesday club this medal is the first American medal as opposed to those medals of colonial significance or reference It was struck to order in England for the Tuesday Club by parties unknown Sarah Elizabeth Freeman the Curator of Fine Arts at The Johns Hopkins University in 1945 when she authored The Tuesday Club Medal for publication in The Numismatist claimed that attribution to die engraver John Kir


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    FUN US Coin Signature Auction (pg. 32)

    Orlando FUN

    1746 Annapolis tuesday club VF Betts 383 Silver with Hanger One of Four in Silver Sole Collectible Example 3062 Betts 383 1746 Annapolis Tuesday Club Silver with hanger VF 43 7 mm 26 3 gm Unsigned The editors of Betts believed John Kirk might have engraved the dies Forrer s Biographical Dictionary of Medallists attributes the medals to Kirk a prolific medallist in London born in 1724 However a consensus has


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 14 (pg. 116)



    headings These make more sense on reflection because they bring out the deserved importance of each medal in its own category The present division is offered only as a suggestion It is to be hoped that some future student of the series will recast Betts and will benefit from the experience of the cataloguer Betts desperately needs to be redone This is just one way of doing it EXTRAORDINARY tuesday club MEDAL The Sole Specimen Recorded Struck in Bronze Lot No 307 307 The Annapolis Maryland Tuesday Club 1746 B 383 MI 292 Unsigned Bronze 43 9 mm 571 3 gns The sole specimen recorded struck in bronze Only four are known in silver From the expected dies the obverse here in a later state than on LaRiviere 2067 or Sotheby s December 1993 635 Slightly shift double struck Some die rust


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    The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere: Part II (pg. 194)

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    ver a period of 200 years to protect the flotillas of Spanish treasure from piracy and military enemies They withstood Vernon s offensive despite the overenthusiastic leg ends THE FORTS OF CARTHAGENA DESTROYED BY ADM VERNON An exceptional specimen of this memo rable variety Weight 180 4 grains Diameter 37 4 mm McCormick Goodhart 214 Purchased from Leonard Finn in June 1969 The 1746 tuesday club of Annapolis Medal Only Specimen in Private Hands One of Only Four Specimens Known photo enlarged to twice actual size 2067 Betts 383 1746 Tuesday Club of Annapolis Gilt silver Ex tremely Fine Plain edge with integral hanger at 12 00 Golden tinted fields yield to darker peripheries Pleasing visual appeal with some rubbing apparent on the highest points of both sides and suggestions of po


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    An auction of important English, Russian, and world coins, tokens, historical and art medals, British and world banknotes, including the collection of English short cross coins, 1180-1247, formed by the late Professor Jeffrey P. Mass (part 1) ... [03/17/2004] (pg. 104)



    dar perhaps intended as a box lid of slightly convex form with a beaded border a castellated gateway with standards flying liberta s et natale solum 73 X 57mm Of ISth century style and seemingly made by the electrotype process very fine 6 H0 The mono I im K I AS et natai i solum Liberty and my native soil is perhaps best known in numismtitic reference for it being adopted by the tuesday club of Annapolis Maryland It was also that of the family iind successors of Sir Willitim Stinderson ami of laird Chief Juslice Whitshed of whom having seen it painted on his carriage door Dean Jonalhtui Swift was inspired to write l ibertiis el miltile solum Fine words 1 wonder where you stole em 1288 Rot III SII R Kf N I phistcr casts of the div tind rev of the city seal 2 both 81


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    The Stanley Gibbons Collection: Part II, Foreign Bank Notes, Foreign Coins, U.S. Coins (pg. 252)

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    p D Greco stamp on cover 65 P 747 Lots THE FAMOUS W W C WILSON SALE 11 16 18 1925 Wayte Raymond s Catalogue of the W W C Wilson Collection 93 P 1260 Lots one of the most incredible sales in history for two main categories Canadian tokens and medals and U S Medals Lacks the set of plates but has the drop in photos of the rarest pieces especially in the U S Medals which include tuesday club 1787 Columbia Washing ton in silver 1789 Columbian Order silver shells 1826 Erie Canal in gold US Colonial regular coins HTT early Merchants tokens US Fractional Currency nearly 300 lots of Canadian tokens including nearly all the great rareties extensive series of Canadian medals more than 200 lots of US and related medals numerous foreign coins and medals Printed PR also part


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    Catalogue of the collection of coins, the property of the late Lord Airlie ; also a valuable collection of English gold & silver coins, &c., the property of the late William Owen, Esq., a small selection of war medals, the property of a Director of the Honourable East India Company, lately deceased ... [07/24/1897] (pg. 3)



    urmese War and various Silver gilt Proofs Officer s Peninsular War Medal with seven Clasps c Gold Medal on the Installation of the Elector John George of Saxony as a Knight of the Garter 1671 Rare Silver Medal of the Carmarthenshire Yeomanry Cavalry Rare Parlia mentary Badge of the Earl of Manchester 1643 Two Rare Medals of the Charleston Social Club South Carolina 1763 and the tuesday club in Annapolis 1746 A FEW PIECES OF PLATE JEWELLERY COIN CABINETS c WHICH WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION BY MESSRS SOTHEBY WILKIN SON HODGE atictionms cflttnaviilBrcprni St gHoifcs illustrnttbc cf ifjc Jftnc arts AT THEIR HOUSE No 13 WELLINGTON STREET STRAND W C On SATURDAY the 24th of JULY 1897 and Following Day AT ONE O CLOCK PRECISELY May he Viewed Two Days prior Catalogues


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    Catalogue of the collection of coins, the property of the late Lord Airlie ; also a valuable collection of English gold & silver coins, &c., the property of the late William Owen, Esq., a small selection of war medals, the property of a Director of the Honourable East India Company, lately deceased ... [07/24/1897] (pg. 34)



    e Ecu de Six Livres 1792 Philip and Mary Shilling and Edward VI Testoon 1550 Charles I Oxford Groat 1644 ox and various other English and Foreign Coins Maundy c 36 360 Copper fyc Charlestown Social Club South Carolina 1763 oval YINCTI AMICITIA two men in Georgian costume shaking hands rev SOCIAL CLUB INSTITUTED CHARLES TOWN SOUTH CAROLINA VI OCTOBER MDCCLXIII The tuesday club in Annapolis Maryland 1746 CON CORDIA RES PARViE CRESCUNT two hands clasped upon a heart in the centre rev CAROLUS COLE c Nude figure with cap of Liberty on staff seated by a tomb both very fine and extremely rare 2 361 Medal by Dupre on French recognition of American Independence 1777 81 NON SINE DUS c the Manly Medal of Washington Benjamin Franklin D of Philadelphi


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    An auction of important English, Russian, and world coins, tokens, historical and art medals, British and world banknotes, including the collection of English short cross coins, 1180-1247, formed by the late Professor Jeffrey P. Mass (part 1) ... [03/17/2004] (pg. 104)



    dar perhaps intended as a box lid of slightly convex form with a beaded border a castellated gateway with standards flying liberta s et natale solum 73 X 57mm Of ISth century style and seemingly made by the electrotype process very fine 6 H0 The mono I im K I AS et natai i solum Liberty and my native soil is perhaps best known in numismtitic reference for it being adopted by the tuesday club of Annapolis Maryland It was also that of the family iind successors of Sir Willitim Stinderson ami of laird Chief Juslice Whitshed of whom having seen it painted on his carriage door Dean Jonalhtui Swift was inspired to write l ibertiis el miltile solum Fine words 1 wonder where you stole em 1288 Rot III SII R Kf N I phistcr casts of the div tind rev of the city seal 2 both 81


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    The important numismatic collection : formed by the late W. W. C. Wilson ... [11/16-18/1925] (pg. 61)

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    53 Third Day ANNAPOLIS TUESDAY OLTP 785 1746 CONCORDIA RES PARVAE ORESCUNT Ill liter THE tuesday club IN annapolis Maryland may 14 1746 Clasped hands on heart If Carolus cole ARMiciER praeses Naked youth st d I holding pole with liberty cap altar at Betts 383 Med 111 Geo II 292 Pew ter 43m Ex fine and of the greatest rarity 786 1755 Colonial Wars Mercury stg on shore two frigates at sea If Indian with bow and arrow seated female Betts 392 Silver 35m Ex fine and very


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    CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COLONIAL COINS FORMED BY GEORGE J. BASCOM, ESQ., NEW YORK CITY, AND THE COLLECTION OF UNITED STATES COINS OF WILLIAM F. BROWN, ESQ., SPRINGFIELD, OHIO. (pg. 14)



    n this metal to either the British Museum authorities in their great work on Brit ish Medals 2 vols London 1885 or to Betts His torical Medals of America New York 1894 See Medallic Illustrations of Great Britain No 292 page 019 and pictured on page 620 where they mention it in copper in British Museum calling it extremely rare Betts No 383 page 171 also mentions copper The tuesday club of Annapolis was an association of gentlemen founded in that city between the years 1740 1745 and existed for about forty years tr rw NEW JERSEY 20 1682 Farthing in silver sometimes called the shilling Mark Newby an immigrant who set tled in N J in 1681 brought these coins with him from Ireland where they were probably struck in 1678 By an Act of the N J Legislature of May 8


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    The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere: Part II (pg. 165)

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    n the Hudson s Bay Company medal of George III and the 1872 and 1873 medals commemorating Treaty No 2 of Canada This Betts medal collection is perhaps the most complete offered at public auction and includes classic rarities as well as high quality specimens of relatively common issues trulv yielding something for everyone Never before have the 1632 Maryland Settled medal the 1746 Annapolis tuesday club medal the 1756 Kittanning Destroyed and the 1763 Charles ton Social Club medal all been offered in the pages of the same catalogue More than 100 other Betts medals are included in this offering medals of the early history of the New World and


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    The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere: Part II (pg. 210)

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    design and legend Prooflike surfaces show some natural iridescence and some unobtrusive hairlines A beautiful specimen in an exceptional state of preservation This medal is among the most rare and important of all Betts medals one of only a handful in the en tire series struck for distribution exclusively in what would be come the United States These include the famed rarities of the 1746 tuesday club 1756 Kittanning and 1757 Quaker Peace medals It depicts two gentlemen in upper class 18th century dress shaking hands with the legend VINCTI AMICITIA or Bound in friendship on the obverse with a re verse featuring only the legend SOCIAL CLUB INSTI TUTED CHARLES TOWN SOUTH CAROLINA VI OCTOBER MDCCLXIII The first example of this medal sold at public auction ap peared in the sale


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 14 (pg. 13)



    grees to pay a buyer s charge of fifteen percent 15 of the winning bid recognized by the auctioneer THE FORD COLLECTION OF BETTS MEDALS PART II MEDALS ILLUSTRATIVE OF EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY KING GEORGE S WAR 1744 1748 The War of the Austrian Succession From an American perspective the period of King George s War offers just one medallic memorial of partic ular note the 1746 Annapolis tuesday club medal There are no medals struck in this period that commemo rate or otherwise acknowledge any of the land campaigns in North America or even any of the naval engagements that disturbed colonial trade at the time This lack of medallic tribute is all the more surprising given the rather desperate nature of some of the bat tles and the importance of their outcomes for the future on the continen


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    The Collections of Russell J. Logan & Gilbert G. Steinberg and Part III of the Jay Roe Collection (pg. 94)

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    is decorative in nature meaning it was not solely utilitarian someone had to have seen it on occasion or on a regular basis If we settle on the idea that it was a pass a mem bership card or something of this sort the question becomes To what There were various early American fraternal organi zations but they usually like to identify themselves on their medals or badges the Annapolis tuesday club or the CharlesTown Social Club are examples as are various scholastic medals which are usually hand engraved in this period If the person was a merchant perhaps it was an organization just for merchants This leaves us with the possibility that it was a pass or membership card for an organization like the Coffee House or Merchant s Exchange two early securities exchanges in Phila delphia wh


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    Catalogue of the valuable collection of coins and medals, the property of the late John G. Murdoch, Esq., ... : the series of English historical medals, from George III to Victoria, and a few coins of Scotland ... [12/14/1904] (pg. 48)



    Edinburgh 3 AMERICAN AND CANADIAN Reference to Betts Tancred dec 892 British Indian Medal George king of great Britain on truncation I c bust of king to right in armour draped laureate R An Indian at right drawing a bow upon a deer standing at left on a hill beside a tree a bush between the Indian and tree the sun above Copper size 26 B T PI XXV 1 893 Annapolis tuesday club 1746 concordiaresparvagcrescunt inscription in five lines a heart in the centre dividing the words Annapolis and Maryland which are in scrip letters two hands clasped within a heart R carolus cole armiger pk eses Liberty as a naked boy with pole and liberty cap Lead B 171 383 very rare PI XXV And a silver Medal by Peter Paid Werner referring to the American Colonie


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