Isle of Man, John Murray, Duke of Atholl, death 1774, silver medal by J Kirk, 37mm, scarce
Obv: bust right, IOHANNES MURRAY ATHOLL DVX around
Rev: woman sitting on a shore, lamenting, legend around
Condition: Extremely fine, deep iridescent tone; Diameter: 37mm
Reference: BHM 192; E 756; Quarmby 146
Notes: John Murray was the last Lord of Man, selling the island’s sovereignty to the British Treasury in 1765.