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

Date of Auction: 11th March 2020

Sold for £400

Estimate: £500 - £600

Battle of the Boyne, 1690, a silver medal by R. Arondeaux, laureate bust right, wearing decorated armour, rev. William on horseback, crosses a river at the head of his cavalry, beyond, the enemy flees, 49mm (MI I, 716/136; vL IV/5 [III, 492.1]. Very fine with slightly scuffed surface, rare £500-£600


Provenance: F.C. Koch Collection, Rietdijk Auction (The Hague), 19 December 2003, lot 204