Charles I, the Dominion of the Sea, cast silver medal, undated , by Nicolas Briot, bust of the King right, wearing ruff, cloak ornamented with the royal ciphers CC and CH, Garter George suspended from ribbon, signed behind shoulder N BRIOT, CAROLVS I DG MAG BRITANIÆ FRAN ET HIB REX, rev., ship sailing right, NEC META MIHI QVÆ TERMINVS ORBE, 61mm (MI 256/40; BHM [Jones] 144-46; Eim. 118; vL II 227; MH 25; Farquhar I, 203; Platt, pp. 123-25), small contemporary suspension loop.
Extremely fine, richly toned and rare.
Provenance: Ex Papillon Collection, Bonhams Auction, 25 March, 1998 (lot 20).
The Christopher Foley, F.S.A., Collection Of Early English Medals – Lot 217