McDowell – The Early Betts Medal Companion. Medals of America’s Discovery and Colonization (1492-1737)


By Christopher R. McDowell
The first volume of a planned three-volume set. It brings to fruition Charles Wyllys Betts’ dream of illustrating American colonial history through contemporary medals. Volume 1 includes Betts-1 to 170, the period of discovery through the period of colonization of the new world. Images and prices realized are provided for every Betts medal in existence. In addition, the history of each medal is told, helping to explain their design and importance.
New York: 2022. Hardback. 346 pages. New. ISBN-978-0-89722-389-8.

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