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Lot # 514 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$300 / Price Realized: US$500
Ireland. Tokens Set.
Ireland. Tokens Set., . g. 1874. Set of Three: Bronze; 32mm, 15.0g; Brass; 32mm, 13.0g; White metal, 32.2mm, 11.0g. Obv: Our Faith And Our Country; Harp with fiery heart and clover. Rx: In Honor Of The Grand Parade, March 17, 1874. Unc.

Not much is known about these tokens. The tag that came with them states that only 25 sets were made and issued to dignitaries only. Dave Baldwin, an expert and researcher of Lovett Tokens and Medals states that although he has not been able to definitively attribute these to Robert Lovett Jr., he suggests that there is a probability that these are his work because of the association of the Grand Parade die with known Robert Jr. dies. The date and location are right for it being his work. Robert Lovett Jr. is probably most well-known to numismatists for his engraving and striking of the Confederate Cent..
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