Charles 11 Coronation
Charles 11 Coronation, silver medal, 1661, by T. Simon, crowned bust of Charles 11 profile right, CAROLUS 11 D. G. ANG. SCO. FR. ET. HI. REX, rev. the King enthroned, crowned by Peace, EVERSO . MISSVS . SVCCVRRERE . SECLO . XXIII . APR . 1661. (SENT TO SUPPORT A FALLEN AGE, 23 APRIL, 1661. ), 29 mm, (M. I. 472/76: Wollaston 5). Slightly rubbed on the high points, otherwise extremely fine. £Sold
This is the official coronation medal struck for distribution among the spectators of the ceremony. It was engraved by Thomas Simon, who charged £110 for its execution.
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