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Ref: 4890

William of Orange landing at Torbay 1688, cast silver medal by George Bower

 

 

Obv: cuirassed bust of William III right, 1688 on sleeve

 

Rev: Equestrian figure (William of Orange) leads his army on a beach, ships at anchor beyond, in the foreground a warrior raises the fainting figure of Justice, TERRASSA ASTRAEA REUSSIT above (Justice revisits the Earth)

 

 

Condition: almost Extremely fine; Diameter: 49mm

 

References: MI i 639/64; E 297b

 

Notes: William of Orange assembled a fleet of 500 ships which landed at Torbay, Devon, in November 1688, causing the incumbent monarch, James II, to flee to France.

 

 

Price 595

William of Orange (William III) lands at Torbay, medal 1688

William of Orange (William III) lands at Torbay, medal 1688

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