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May 2021 Coin Auction  4 May 2021
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Lot 65
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U.S.A.,
S.F. Cody aka 'Buffalo Bill'
U.S.A.,
Frame, 117 mm x 178 mm, housing 3 jetons in brass, 13mm, bust of Buffalo Bill left, S.F. CODY HAS ARRIVED, rev. race between Buffalo Bill on a horse and a cyclist, GRAND MATCH CODY.

Jetons given by Colonel S.F. Cody aka 'Buffalo Bill' during a match between him and a cyclist in the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels in 1896. He won the race. The race consisted of Buffalo Bill riding a different horse per round, without putting a foot on the ground and jumping from one horse to the other while the cyclist kept its pace.
Framed, extremely fine. (lot)
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