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Thomas Sayers Boxing Medal (112565)

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Thomas Sayers Boxing Medal  (112565)
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Round, white metal, 31 mm. Obv.: Thomas Sayers / (pictorial) / Champion of England 1859. Rev.: Jos. H. Merriam / Die Sinker / 18 Brattle Square / Boston /Medals Struck In / Gold / Silver, Copper or Tin. In a career which lasted from 1849 until 1860, Sayers lost only one of sixteen bouts. He was recognized as heavyweight champion of England between 1857, when he defeated William Perry (the "Tipton Slasher") and his retirement in 1860.

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
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