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’