A Collection of Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £550

Estimate: £400 - £500

England, Earl of Essex, 1642, a cast silver-gilt badge, unsigned, armoured bust facing, rev. arms of Essex surmounted by coronet, 30 x 22mm, 5.39g (Platt type G [not listed as silver-gilt]; MI I, 298/117). Gilding worn in places, otherwise very fine, rare; suspension loop at top, another loop removed from bottom £400-£500