Charles I, gilt-silver Royalist Badge, by Thomas Rawlins, crowned bust of Charles I right with falling lace collar, wearing Garter Collar and George, CAROLVS DG MAG BRITAN FRAN ET HIB REX FI D, rev., bust of Henrietta Maria left, her hair tied back, decorative dress tied with bow, pearl necklace with drop, signed T RAWLINS F below, HENRETTA MARIA DG MAG BRITAN FRAN ET HIB REG, wreath border around to both sides, 57 x 40mm (MI 354/216; pl. XXXI,6; Eim. 166; Platt I, type A, p. 186-87), integral suspension loop and small loop at bottom (to take pearl drop). Very fine.
Provenance: The Christopher Foley, F.S.A., Collection Of Early English Medals