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.