Lot Archive

Lot

№ 612

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21 September 1994

Hammer Price:
£260

Charles I (1625-1649), Princess Mary, Arrival in Holland, 1642, copper medal by Sebastian Dadler, Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange enthroned, left reverse Princess Mary and William of Orange standing at entrance of palace garden and pleasure ground, 72mm (MI i. 105; v.Loon II. 257; Eimer.138). An excellent quality cast, extremely fine and retaining original colour

This elaborate medal was struck to commemorate the arrival in Holland of the young Princess Mary, daughter of Charles I, who had been married the previous year to Prince William, and who now, on account of the dangers which threatened the Royal Family, was solemnly requested by the States’ Ambassadors to come into that country