The John W. Adams Collection of French and Indian War Medals will
be offered by Heritage Auction Galleries during its Jan. 3 to 8
auctions held in conjunction with the Florida United Numismatists
convention in Orlando.
Heritage calls the Adams Collection “one of the finest and most
complete cabinets of this specialty ever completed.”
The collection includes three rare gold medals — the 1758
Louisbourg Taken medal (Betts 410, American Colonial History
Illustrated by Contemporary Medals by C. Wyllys Betts), the
1759 Quebec Taken medal (Betts 421) and the 1759 Victories of 1758
medal (Betts 416). A variety of silver and bronze medals will also be
offered at auction.
For more information, visit Heritage’s listing for this auction at
www.HA.com/1166 to view the
catalog or telephone Heritage at 800-872-6467. ■