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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 £620

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

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