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AUCTION 17

VOYAGES & TRAVELS
WITH AN EMPHASIS ON CAPTAIN COOK

Lot 45

45. [MEDALLION]. DAILY MIRROR (publisher). Captain James Cook, 1728-1779. [Sydney, Australia, ca. 1970]. Portrait medallion of Captain Cook: Circular brass medallion showing Cook (after Nathaniel Dance) on obverse and his ship Endeavor on reverse. Height: 5 cm (2 inches). With original printed card and order card. Struck by the Daily Mirror in 1970 to commemorate Cook’s Botany Bay landing 200 years previously. Very fine. ($40-80)

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