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

Date of Auction: 1st December 2020

Sold for £2,200

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Peace of Breda, 1667, a silver medal by C. Adolfszoon, English and Dutch warships sailing side by side, each with an olive wreath atop the main mast, rev. shields of Britain and Holland suspended from an olive wreath within festoon of flowers, 45mm, 30.86g (Pax 267; MI I, 534/184; E 242). About extremely fine and toned, scarce £1,000-£1,200

Footnote

Provenance: Bt Baldwin March 1937