A Collection of British Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 1st December 2020

Sold for £8,500

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

William and Mary, Coronation, 1689, a silver medal, unsigned [by J. Smeltzing], maius par nobile sceptris, busts vis-a-vis, rev. m brit exp nav bat lib rest asserta, Minerva welcomed by Britannia, fleet of ships in background, 59mm, 67.90g (Woolf 10:12; MI I, 672/44; E 309B). Extremely fine and toned, very rare £3,000-£4,000

Footnote

Provenance: Bt Seaby December 1934