Auction: 347 - The Numismatic Collector's Series Sale
England. Charles II. Peace with Holland 1667. Medal. Silver, 56mm. By J. Roettier. Laureate, draped bust of Charles II right, rev. Britannia seated left by the seashore reviewing her fleet, sun above piercing clouds; FAVENTE DEO. Edge: CAROLVS*SECVNDVS*PACIS*ET*IMPERII*RESTITUTOR*AVGVSTVS. Eimer 241, MI i, 535/186, MH 1919, 65; v. Loon II 522. Lovely lavender gray with pearlescent and pale blue hues over some old friction marks. About Uncirculated. Set in a silver double-ring frame (joined by braces not touching the medal) with double loop for suspension from a columned arch. From the collection of noted archaeologist Ivor Noël Hume, OBE.