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

Date of Auction: 11th March 2020

Sold for £500

Estimate: £300 - £360

William III Called to Ireland, 1690, a copper medal by J. Luder, laureate bust right, wearing decorated armour, rev. Neptune rises from the sea, on land Tellus (Goddess of the Earth) kneels, a nymph beside her, and above Jupiter hurling thunderbolts, 58mm (MI I, 705/114; vL IV/4 [III, 491]. Extremely fine, from slightly rust-marked dies, extremely rare


Provenance: F.C. Koch Collection, Rietdijk Auction (The Hague), 19 December 2003, lot 203