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Ref: 5165

John Milton, Monument Erected in Westminster Abbey 1737, copper medal by JS Tanner

 

 

Obv: bust right

 

Rev: legend in 11 lines

 

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 52mm

 

Reference: MI ii 524/83; E 542

 

 

 

Notes: John Milton (1608-1674), poet and Commonwealth civil servant, best known (and remembered with pain by some schoolboys) as the author of Paradise Lost.

 

Provenances: ex Rev. William Lewis Gantz (1873-1940) collection, Glendining & Co., London, 23-27 June 1941 (Lot 2003 part)

 

ex A H Baldwin & Sons’ ‘vault’

 

 

Price: £80

John Milton medal 1737
John Milton medal 1737

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