Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals and Antiquities (2 & 3 June 2021)
Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd June 2021
Sold for £110
Estimate: £100 - £150
FootnoteProvenance: R.C. and O.M.W. Warner Collection; R.E. Ockenden Collection [from O.M.W.W. 1964]; M. Lessen Collection, Part IV, DNW Auction 186, 21 January 2021, lot 1272.
MI refers to this as a partisan badge for wear, but in effect its purpose and origin are unknown. The bust is definitely by Simon, but has not been associated with any other known production of his