Heenan Boxing Champion of America

1860 · HK-10

Year 1860
Metal White Metal
Weight
Diameter 34 mm
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Reference HK-10

Bust features John C. Heenan the “Benicia Boy” who won the first clear claim to the American Heavy-weight title. Struck to commemorate the famous 1860 bare-knuckle World Championship Heavy-weight fight with England’s champion Tom Sayers. The match lasted over two hours and ended in a 42-round draw.

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1860