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Ref: 4335

Charles I, the Return to London 1633 by Nicholas Briot, cast silver medal

 

 

Obv: Charles I on horseback left holding sceptre, eye of Providence above, plumed helmet on flowery ground, date 1633 below, legend CAROLVS AVGVSTISS ET INVICTISS MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB MONARCHA (The most august and invincible Charles, monarch of Great Britain, France and Ireland)

 

Rev: a panoramic view of the City of London from the south bank, showing old London Bridge and old St Paulís cathedral

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 42mm; Weight: 20.1g

References: MI i 266/62; E 124b; C-P 20/4; Platt p.136

 

Notes: The King had a belated Scottish Coronation in Edinburgh on 18th June 1633. However his planned regal procession on his return to London from the Tower of London to Westminster was cancelled due to an outbreak of plague in the city.

 

Price £1250

Charles I, the Return to London 1633 by Nicholas Briot, cast silver medal

Charles I, the Return to London 1633 by Nicholas Briot, cast silver medal

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