temp. HANOVER. Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’.
|CNG 91, Lot: 1607. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1720-1788. AR Medal (43mm, 34.48 g, 12h). Visit to London. Possibly T. Pingo or C. N. Roettiers. Dated 1752. REDEAT MAGNUS ILLE GEMIUS BRITANNIÆ (may he, the great Genius of Britain, return
), bare head right / O DIU DEISDERATA NAVIS (Oh, long hoped-for ship
), Britannia standing left on seashore, holding spear and Union shield, both set on ground; at a distance to left, approaching fleet of ships under sail right; globe to right; in three lines in exergue, LÆTAMINI CIVES/SEPT XXIII/MDCCLII (let us rejoice, citizens
). MI 670/380; Eimer 639. Near EF, toned, traces of doubling on the rims. Rare.