Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals

To be Sold on: 2 December 2020

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Protestants Supported in the United Provinces, 1587, a silver medal, unsigned [by G. van Bijlaer], Elizabeth I enthroned, Leicester standing left, below and to right five naked boys, each holding a shield of one of the Provinces, rev. Pope and other Catholic figures falling from Heaven, 52mm, 45.62g (MI I, 139/99; E 53). About extremely fine and toned, very rare £2,000-£2,600

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Protestants Supported in the United Provinces, 1587, a silver medal, unsigned [by G. van Bijlaer], Elizabeth I enthroned, Leicester standing left, below and to right five naked boys, each holding a shield of one of the Provinces, rev. Pope and other Catholic figures falling from Heaven, 52mm, 45.62g (MI I, 139/99; E 53). About extremely fine and toned, very rare £2,000-£2,600
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 22