Value of Betts Colonization Medals (1632-1737)
The Colonization Medals
Shortly after the discovery of the New World, European rulers began sending out exploration teams to claim land as colonies. The main settlers came from Spain, England, France, and Scotland. Medals were struck in these countries to commemorate the founding of new land and the accomplishments of those explorers. You will notice that many of these medals represent prayers for peace and prosperity while exploring the New World. If you think you own one of these Betts Colonization Medals, please reach out to us to have your medal verified. These medals have a large date range and can be tricky to authenticate, so it is best to have our expert team look at a picture of these medals.