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

Date of Auction: 11th March 2020

Sold for £4,800

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

PACIFICATION of IRELAND, 1691, a silver medal by D. Drapentier, conjoined busts of William and Mary right, rev. lion tramples on a prostrate Hydra, a spaniel submits to a lioness, beyond, a distant port and ships, 54mm (MI II, 39/220; vL IV/57 [III. 548.1]). Extremely fine and very rare £1,200-£1,500


Provenance: F.C. Koch Collection, Rietdijk Auction (The Hague), 19 December 2003, lot 215