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

Date of Auction: 11th March 2020

Sold for £2,800

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Battle of AGHRIM, 1691, a silver medal by F.D. Winter, laureate bust right, wearing armour, a mantle across it, rev. lion tramples on a prostrate dog and claws at a fleeing cock, 53mm (MI II, 31/206; vL IV/50 [III, 541.3]). Extremely fine and extremely rare £1,200-£1,500


Provenance: F.C. Koch Collection, Rietdijk Auction (The Hague), 19 December 2003, lot 211