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Ref: 4892

Ireland, Act of Union 1801, bronze-gilt medal by Conrad Kűchler, rare

 

 

Obv: cuirassed bust of George III left

 

Rev: Britannia greets Hibernia, JUNUNTUR OPES FIRMATUR IMPERIUM around (Their resources are united, the kingdom is strengthened)

 

 

Condition: Extremely fine, small scrape in reverse field; Diameter: 48mm

 

References: BHM 523; E 927

 

Notes: The Act of Union came into force on 1st January 1801, by which Ireland became part of the United Kingdom.

 

 

Price £625

Irish Act of Union medal 1800, gilt
Irish Act of Union medal 1800, gilt

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