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

Date of Auction: 1st December 2020

Sold for £650

Estimate: £300 - £400

Battle of Nieuport, 1600, a cast silver medal, unsigned [by G. van Bijlaer], armoured horseman riding right, battle scene behind, rev. fort under siege, 55mm, 37.51g (MI I, 174/171; E 72). Traces of mounting at top, otherwise good very fine


Provenance: Coins & Medals presented to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester’s Red Cross and St. John Fund, Glendining Auction, 19 May 1943, lot 21