William Pitt the Elder, The Repeal of the Stamp Act, AE Medal 1766

Item Reference: C089Z2006432 Sold Share
William Pitt, the Elder, Earl of Chatham. 1708-1778, Prime Minister, 1766-1768. The Repeal of the Stamp Act. AE Medal. 1766. Unsigned. Bewigged bust left with long queue, RIGHT HONOURABLE WILLM…
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Description

William Pitt, the Elder, Earl of Chatham. 1708-1778, Prime Minister, 1766-1768. The Repeal of the Stamp Act. AE Medal. 1766. Unsigned. Bewigged bust left with long queue, RIGHT HONOURABLE WILLM PITT – ESQ. Rev. Legend in seven lines, THE MAN WHO HAVING SAVED THE PARENT PLEADED WITH SUCCESS FOR HER CHILDREN, 40mm (BHM 105, R4; Betts 514; Ford XIV, 374-375). An excessively rare medal. Near Fine, pierced.

The reverse legend, “The Man Who …”, is believed to have originated with a drinking toast.

Specification

Date 1766
Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

31

References BHM 105, R4; Betts 514; Ford XIV, 374-375

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