Glossy medium steel gray with a subtle hint of light bluish steel overtone. An attractive piece showing just a touch of friction on the highpoints and minor contact marks. The obverse shows Athena; the reverse Queen Caroline, wife of King George II of England, after whom the Carolinas got their name. A rare piece commemorating the establishment of the British colony of Carolina in America. Diameter 38.7mm, weight 317.0 grains.

Ex Stack’s Americana Sale, 1/26/2011:6148 (lot ticket included)

LOT LISTING https://www.icollector.com/1736-Jernegan-s-Cistern-Medal-Carolina-Betts-169-in-Silver-EF45_i41781356

PRICE REALIZED 170.00

 

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