Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books (1 July 2008)

Date of Auction: 1st July 2008

Sold for £2,100

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

18th Century, The Royal Family, 1732, a silver medal by J. Croker and J.S. Tanner, busts of George II and Caroline vis-à-vis, rev. busts of their seven children, 69mm (MI II, 500/47; E 528). Light graze between busts, otherwise almost extremely fine and dark-toned (£2,000-3,000)

Footnote

Illustrated on the front cover. Struck by order of the King for presentation to foreign dignitaries