James I, Coronation Silver Medal, 1603

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James I, Official Coronation 1603, AR medal 1603 (29mm) probably by Charles Anthony, Laureate bust r. in armour with lion shoulder plate, scarf around shoulders, IAC I BRIT CÆ AVG…
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James I, Official Coronation 1603, AR medal 1603 (29mm) probably by Charles Anthony, Laureate bust r. in armour with lion shoulder plate, scarf around shoulders, IAC I BRIT CÆ AVG HÆ CÆSA RVM CÆ D D. Rev. crowned rampant lion to l., holding brazier and wheatsheaf, ECCE PHAOS POPVLIQ SALVS, Behold, the beacon and safety of the people. (MI.191/11; Eimer 80; Woll I; Cook 10).

A superbly sharp striking, choice and virtually mint state with rich blue-grey tone. Rare.

Ex Spink Auction 22, 15-16 June, 1982, lot 1.

The first of the long series of official Coronation medals and struck for distribution at the ceremony. Charles Anthony, Chief Engraver of the Royal Mint (1596-1615).

Specification

Medallion Group

Commemorative Medals

Medallion Category

Great Britain

Metal

Silver

Size (mm)

29

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