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Ref: 5134

George I, Order of the Bath revived 1725, bronze medal by John Croker

 

 

Obv: bust of George I right

 

Rev: young Prince William standing, dressed as a Knight of the Bath

 

 

Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 46mm

 

Reference: MI ii 463/75; E 501

 

Notes: The Order was instituted in 1399 by Henry IV but fell into disuse after Charles II’s coronation in 1660. It was revived by George I. Prince William was the third son of George II, famous as the 25-year old British army commander at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.

 

 

Price £225

Order of the Bath medal 1725
Order of the Bath medal 1725

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