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91001605
CNG 91, Lot: 1605. Estimate $750.
Sold for $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

STUART. Anne. 1702-1714. AR Medal (43mm, 24.57 g, 12h). British Victories. By P. H. Müller and F. Kleinert. Dated 1704. ANNA · D · G · MAG · BR · FR · ET · HIB · REGINA · (trefoil stops), draped bust left / MARIS IMPERIVM ASSERT · PORTV GIBRALTAR CAPTO · CLASSE GALL · FVGATA (the empire of the sea has been asserted through the capture of the port of Gibraltar and the defeat of the French fleet), Neptune rising left from conch shell, presenting his crown and trident to Britannia seated right on military implements, cradling spear and resting elbow upon round shield; above, two crowning Victories flying right; to right, trophy of arms bearing round shield inscribed GER ·/MANIA/SERVAT ·/GALLIS/BIS/VICT · (Germany preserved, the French twice defeated) in six lines; in three lines in exergue, VIRTVS ANGLORVM/VICTRIX PERPETVA ·/1704 · (the valor of the English is always victorious). MI 269/69; Eimer –; van Loon IV, p. 405. Near EF, toned, a few marks in the field on the obverse. Rare.