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155, Lot: 507. Estimate $100.
Sold for $80. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

WORLD. Miscellaneous. Lot of three Medals of Gutenberg and van Dyck. Belgium (Flemish) Æ 46mm. By Jouvenel. Antoine van Dyck. (Artist, b. 1599, d. 1641.) Bare-headed, draped bust right / Eighteen line legend. EF // Johannes Guttemberg. (Inventor of printing press, b. 1400, d. 1468.) Æ 41mm. By Gayrard. Bare-headed draped bust right / Six line legend; below: SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM/1818 (in Roman numerals) // Iohanni Gensfleisch Dict. Gutenberg. (Same as last.) Æ Gilt 48mm. By Thorwaldsen (obverse) and Lorenz (reverse). Standing figure facing / Seated figure right, demonstrating typeface to associate standing left, leaning on table, holding printing plate. MOGANTIACI M. AVGVST / and date 1837 (in Roman numerals) below. EF, obverse burnished and a little stained. Average Good VF to EF. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 3 medals in lot.