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

Date of Auction: 11th March 2020

Sold for £800

Estimate: £400 - £500

PACIFICATION of Ireland, 1691, a silver medal by G. Hautsch, laureate and draped bust right, rev. William, mounted, leads his troops in battle before the towns of Dublin and Drogheda, Victory and genii fly above with shield of Waterford, Athlone, Limerick, Kinsale, Londonderry and Galway, 40mm (MI II, 41/224; vL IV/61). Nearly extremely fine and deeply toned £400-£500


Provenance: Sotheby Auction, 1 October 1987, lot 396; C. Humphris Collection, Morton & Eden Auction 4, 21 May 2003, lot 1276