Charles II Presentation Medal

Charles II Presentation Medal

Charles II Presentation Medal

Reserved

Rare Presentation Medal, circa 1683, possibly presented by King Charles II. Signed R Monogram on the Kings Bust for John Roettier. Obverse legend reads; CAROL.II.D.G.ANGL SCOT.FRAN.ET.HIB.REX

Reverse, Lion and Unicorn supporters presenting the Royal Arms within garter, surmounted by an ornate crowned helm which diffuses rich embellishments, legend below reads; DIEV.ET.MON.DROIT. (“God and my right”)

Evelyn ‘Numismata’ p142, Eimer 267; MLi 595/277.
61.1 grams
53 mm

As written by John Evelyn, in ‘Numismata’ For such and like meals were now and then given as gratuities od respect, appendant to Chains of Gold; which puts me in mind of what was made by the present King of Sweden, in memory of his initiation; and the Honour he received from his late majesty Charles II, when he was presented with the Order of the Garter, 20 May, 1671.

Charles II Presentation Medal

Charles II Presentation Medal

Charles II Presentation Medal

Charles II Presentation Medal

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Description

Charles II Presentation Medal
Reserved

Rare Presentation Medal, circa 1683, possibly presented by King Charles II. Signed R Monogram on the Kings Bust for John Roettier. Obverse legend reads; CAROL.II.D.G.ANGL SCOT.FRAN.ET.HIB.REX

Reverse, Lion and Unicorn supporters presenting the Royal Arms within garter, surmounted by an ornate crowned helm which diffuses rich embellishments, legend below reads; DIEV.ET.MON.DROIT. (“God and my right”)

Evelyn ‘Numismata’ p142, Eimer 267; MLi 595/277.
61.1 grams
53 mm

As written by John Evelyn, in ‘Numismata’ For such and like meals were now and then given as gratuities od respect, appendant to Chains of Gold; which puts me in mind of what was made by the present King of Sweden, in memory of his initiation; and the Honour he received from his late majesty Charles II, when he was presented with the Order of the Garter, 20 May, 1671.

Charles II Presentation Medal

Charles II Presentation Medal

Take a look at the video to appreciate what the coin will look like in the hand

Alternatively, take a look at https://www.acsearch.info whereby auction results can be viewed, please note that these results are normally shown before Buyers Premium and VAT

Please note that GMCoins is not responsible for the content on any associated website.

Additional information

Metal

Silver

Weight

61.1 grams

Diameter

53mm

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