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

Date of Auction: 11th March 2020

Sold for £120

Estimate: £200 - £300

Battle of Aghrim, 1691, a white metal medal by J. Smeltzing, laureate bust of William III right, rev. Hercules raises club over prostrate Irishman, 37mm (MI II, 32/207). Slight curvature to flan, very fine and very rare £200-£300

Footnote

Provenance: DNW Auction 60, 9-10 December 2003, lot 1404