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Ref: 5903

Ireland, The Earl of Kildare & the Irish Surplus Revenue Dispute 1755, pinchbeck medal

 

 

Obv: crowned Irish harp, PROSPERITY TO OLD IRELAND around, 1754 below

 

Rev: Kildare with sword drawn stops a hand taking money from a table, TOUCH NOT SAYS KILDARE, in exergue date MDCCLV (1755)

 

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 36mm

 

References: MI ii 676/391; E 650

 

Notes: James Fitzgerald, 1st Earl of Leinster (1722-1773), supported the right of the Irish Parliament to retain surplus revenue without Crown consent.

 

Price £175

Ireland, The Earl of Kildare & the Irish Surplus Revenue Dispute 1755 medal
Ireland, The Earl of Kildare & the Irish Surplus Revenue Dispute 1755 medal

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