Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (1 & 2 December 2020)

Date of Auction: 1st & 2nd December 2020

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Irish Surplus Revenue Dispute, 1753, a gold medal, unsigned, Speaker of the Irish Parliament placing cap of liberty on Hibernia, Industry and Law standing to left, Fame flying left above, vulture and wolf in exergue, rev. legend in ten lines, named on edge (Gustavus Lambart Esqr), 44mm, 40.11g/12h (MI II, 673/385; E 641). Some light tooling on reverse, otherwise about extremely fine, very rare in gold; with integral loop for suspension £3,000-£4,000