King Charles I, silver medal 1649 by Thomas Rawlins

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Charles I, Death and Memorial, cast silver medal, 1649, by Thomas Rawlins, bust left, his hair long and holding a crown of thorns to his chest, CHRISTI TRACTO, legend around in two lines, IANII 30 1648 CAROLVS PRIMVS MORITVR ET VIVIT EST NOBILE VICENDI GENVS PATIENTIA, floral border, rev., in imitation of engraving, a rock buffeted by the winds and waves, IMMOTA TRIVMPHANS, corded border, 27.5mm (MI 342/191; Platt I, type E, pp. 247-48), integral suspension loop and ring.

Good very fine, obverse deeply toned, extremely rare.

Provenance:
The Christopher Foley, F.S.A., Collection Of Early English Medals

Price £SOLD

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