A Collection of Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £3,400

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

England, Sir Sydenham Poyntz, 1646, a cast silver medal by A. and T. Simon, bust left, rev. legend in six lines, 35mm, 13.40g (Platt type A; MI I, 325/163; E 152). Truncation of shoulder and reverse field stippled, about very fine, very rare


Sir Sydenham Poyntz (c. 1607-1665), Parliamentarian military commander and governor of York, later governor of the Leeward Is and resident at St Kitts, died in Virginia