Lot #6. 1860 Heenan-Sayers Boxing Bout/World's Heavyweight Championship. HK-10a. Rarity-7. White Metal. MS-61 (NGC).
The 2009 Los Angeles ANA Auction - 8/5/2009
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The bare-knuckle heavyweight championship bout between John C. Heenan and Thomas S. Sayers was fought in Farnborough, England on April 17, 1860. These medals were struck in New York City upon Heenan's return to the United States. Prooflike in finish and fully brilliant, scattered contact marks account for the lower Mint State grade.