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Ref: 5377

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver, by JS Tanner

 


Obv: Minerva stands between trophies and symbols of the arts and sciences, BOTH HANDS FILL’D FOR BRITAIN around, GEORGE REIGNING in exergue

 

Rev: Queen Caroline watering a grove of young palms, CAROLINE PROTECTING 1736 in exergue


Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 39mm

 

References: MI ii 518/73; E 537; Betts 169

 

Notes: London goldsmith and banker Henry Jernegan gave this medal to those who had bought a lottery ticket for a silver cistern he had made.

 

 

Price: £85

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver
Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver

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