A Collection of Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £300

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

England, General George Monck, 1660, a cast and chased silver medal by A. and T. Simon, armoured bust right, no initials on truncation, rev. legend in seven lines, 36mm, 21.85g (Platt type –; cf. MI I, 465/63). Extremely fine and very rare


George Monck (1608-70), governor of Dublin under Charles I and later military commander in Ireland and Scotland under Cromwell; created Duke of Albemarle by Charles II after the Restoration