William & Mary (1688-1694), Battle of the Boyne 1690, AR medal (49mm.) by R. Arondeaux. Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust r., GVILH III DG MAG BRI FRAN ET HIB REX. rev. William III on horseback r., leading a cavalry charge across the Boyne, ET VULNERA ET INVIA SPERNIT, He despises both wounds and impassable places, in ex. EIICIT IACOBUM RESTITUIT HIBERNIAM, He expels James and restores Ireland. (Woolf 11:5a; MI i 716/136; E 328). Good Extremely fine, even toning with subdued iridescence. Very
From a collection put together between 1880 and 1890.