Search in The Coin Shop


CNG Bidding Platform

Information

Products and Services



The Coin Shop

 
567706.

STUART. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex. 1591-1646. AV Oval Medalet (19mm, 4.52 g, 12h). On His Death. By Thomas Simon. Dated 14 September 1646. ROB : ESSEX : COM MIL · PARL : DVX · GEN :, bareheaded and draped bust right; · T S · F · below / HINC · ILLÆ · LACHRYMÆ ·, Grief seated on ground between broken and fallen pillar with right foot on column and left hand on base, raising right hand in mourning; column inscribed F · E · R · T (for fortitudo eius rempublicam tenuit); ABRVP : SEP : 14/·1646 · in two lines in exergue. Platt II Type C and pp. 88-92; MI 327/167 (this medal cited); Eimer –. Attractive red toning, trace of original suspension loop. Good VF. Extremely rare.


Ex North Yorkshire Moors [M. Lessen] (Part IV, Dix Noonan Webb 186, 21 January 2021) lot 1165; An Important Collection of Stuart Badges and British Commemorative Medals, the Property of a Gentleman (Spink 120, 9 July 1997), lot 343; A Fine Collection of British Historical and Commemorative Medals (Sotheby’s, 9 March 1989), lot 39; Greta Heckett (Sotheby’s, 25 May 1977), lot 213; J.G. Murdoch (Part IV, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 2 June 1904), lot 64; T.M. Whitehead (Part IV, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 5 May 1898), lot 42.