A Collection of Jacobite Medals

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Date of Auction: 17th September 1997

Sold for £290

Estimate: £200 - £250

THE TWO PRINCES, 1737, a silver medal , probably by E.Hamerani, bust of Prince Charles right, wolf and twins on truncation, reverse bust of Prince Henry right, 45mm (Woolf 47:1 [Sale, lot 125]; M.I. 493/35). Skillfully removed from a collar mount [virtually no traces remain], brightly cleaned but extremely fine; with an interesting Jacobite pedigree (£200-250)

Footnote

Ex Sotheby 30 Sep. 1980 (380). See footnote to lot 720. Thought to have been struck to commemorate the completion of Prince Charles’ Grand Tour (late summer 1737), or his 17th birthday , or both events