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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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