Lot Archive


№ 618


21 September 1994

Hammer Price:

James II (1685-1688), Stability of the Anglican Church, 1688, silver, cast, Dutch work, Jesuit and monk, with spade and pickaxe, attempt to undermine a church supported by a hand from heaven reverse seven medallions each containing a bust of an identified bishop and decorated with a mitre (MI i, 625/42; Eimer 289), 58 mm. Nearly extremely fine with an attractive even tone, an unusually good example

This medal is somewhat larger in diameter than the recorded examples