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CNG 91, Lot: 1598. Estimate $300.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

temp. STUART. William Sancroft. Archbishop of Canterbury, 1677-1690. AR Medal (51mm, 54.25 g, 12h). Archbishop Sancroft and the Bishops. By G. Bower. Dated 1688. (star) GVIL · SANCROFT · ARCHIEPISC · CANTVAR · 1688 ·, bust right, wearing camauro and canonical robes / Seven medallions of the Bishops committed to the Tower of London: Bishops Henry Compton (middle – London), Francis Turner (upper right, proceeding clockwise – Ely), Thomas Ken (Bath), Sir John Trelawney (Bristol), Thomas White (Peterborough), John Lake (Chichester), and William Lloyd (St. Asaph); twelve stars around; ·GB·F· below. Cf. MI 622/37; Eimer 288b. EF, lightly polished.