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Ref: 5224

Earl of Plymouth, death 1833, bronze medal by E Avern

 

 

Obv: bust of the Earl of Plymouth left

 

Rev: Memorial column, PLAUDENTE ET LUCENTE COMITATU around (‘With the approbation and honour of his county’)

 

 

References: BHM 1652; E -

 

Condition: Extremely fine; Diameter: 50mm

 

Notes: Other Archer, Earl of Plymouth (1789-1833) died of apoplexy aboard his yacht at Deptford. The obelisk on this medal is near Lickey in Worcestershire, as Plymouth had founded the Worcestershire Yeomanry volunteer cavalry. His unusual first name derived from a Viking ancestor called Otto, and was a traditional family name. His widow married his stepfather in 1839.

 

Price £95

Earl of Plymouth, death 1833, bronze medal
Earl of Plymouth, death 1833, bronze medal

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