Exceptionally rare medal, an early commemoration of Cook’s death by Bronze medal - 1780 | Michael Reid Gallery

Bronze medal
Exceptionally rare medal, an early commemoration of Cook’s death, 1780

One of the earliest examples of general mourning for Cook’s death in Hawaii.
Contemporary medal “Capt. James Cook: Courage and Perseverance”.
Bronze medal, 37 mm. London, circa 1780.
Exceptionally rare medal, an early commemoration of Cook’s death .
$12,000

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