North Yorkshire Moors Collection, Part IV: Coins and Medals

To be Sold on: 21st January 2021

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

VI: Original struck Dunbar Medals by Simon, Battle of Dunbar, 1650, a large struck silver medal by T. Simon, bust left, battle scene in background, signed tho.simon.fe below, the lord of hosts word at dvnbar septem y 3 1650, rev. view of the Long Parliament, 35 x 30mm, 10.49g (Lessen, BNJ 1981, p.119 and pl. ix, 10, this piece; MI I, 392/14; E 181a). Trace of suspension loop on edge, extremely fine, dark tone, excessively rare £4,000-£6,000

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VI: Original struck Dunbar Medals by Simon, Battle of Dunbar, 1650, a large struck silver medal by T. Simon, bust left, battle scene in background, signed tho.simon.fe below, the lord of hosts word at dvnbar septem y 3 1650, rev. view of the Long Parliament, 35 x 30mm, 10.49g (Lessen, BNJ 1981, p.119 and pl. ix, 10, this piece; MI I, 392/14; E 181a). Trace of suspension loop on edge, extremely fine, dark tone, excessively rare £4,000-£6,000
Provenance: SNC June 1970 (7284), recté an original.

Only one other large original medal in silver is recorded, in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. All others are 18th to 20th century restrikes from original or false dies