A Collection of Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £8,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

England, Flight of Prince James, 1688, a silver medal, unsigned [by J. Smeltzing ?], Minerva greeted by Britannia, fleet in background, rev. eagle on rock casts eaglet out of nest, two eaglets remain in nest, another eagle above, fleet in background, wreath border of roses and oranges, 58mm, 50.46g (Woolf 9:3; MI I, 644/73; E 299). Extremely fine and attractively toned, extremely rare £4,000-£5,000