A Collection of Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £3,200

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

England, Arrival of James II in France, 1689, a silver medal by J. Smeltzing, laureate bust left, rev. fox left, setting light to tree containing eagle’s nest, 60mm, XXX (Woolf 9:2; MI I, 652/7; E 303). Some marks in fields and on edge, otherwise extremely fine and toned, very rare £2,000-£2,600