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Ref: 4794

Conversation Society, bronze ticket circa 1790, rare

 

 

Obv: CONVERSATION SOCIETY around a central wreath

 

Rev: No 52 (numeral stamped) within floral wreath, TRANSFERABLE around above sprigs

 

 

Condition: Good very fine, some original colour; Diameter: 32mm

 

References: Withers 1922 (this item illustrated); DW 116/129; MG 1016

 

Provenance: AH Baldwin & Sons Ltd circa 1990; Noble Auctions (Australia) 2014 (Sale 105, lot 2131). Sold with the Baldwin ticket.

 

Notes: Conversation Societies were popular debating societies of the late 18th century, where politics and philosophy were discussed.

 

 

Price 95

George III Recovery from Illness, medal 1789

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