Historical Medals and Tokens (3 October 2018)

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2018

Sold for £3,600

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

William V, Prince of Orange, as Knight of the Garter, 1752, a gold medal by J.G. Holtzhey, bust right in hat, with feathers, mantle, collar and George of the Garter, sword hilt in left hand, rev. St George on horseback, spearing dragon, 39mm, 37.68g (MI II, 669/379; v L Suppl. XXX, 326). Small piercings on edge indicative of earlier mounting, some rim nicks and scuffs, otherwise very fine, of the highest rarity in gold £2,000-3,000