SPINK USA OFFERS PAQUET AND WRIGHT MEDALS
The E-Sylum (3/26/2017)
Spink USA’s 969-lot sale April 4 and 5 in New York City includes a number of 19th century medals, including two executed by Assistant Mint Engraver Anthony C. Paquet.
Among the lots offered are an 1847 Commonwealth of Virginia medal recognizing Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott’s military service during the War with Mexico; an 1864 Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Philadelphia medal; an 1860 Japanese Embassy medal; and a silver 1792 silver half disme.
1864 Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Medal by Anthony Paquet
Commonwealth of Virginia medal by Charles Cushing Wright
Japanese Embassy Medal by Anthony Paquet
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Spink USA April auction features Anthony C. Paquet U.S. Mint medals (www.coinworld.com/news/us-coins/2017/03/spink-usa-offers-19th-century-us-mint-medals-in-april-sale.html)