CHARLES II, 1661 SILVER CORONATION MEDAL BY THOMAS SIMON

CHARLES II, 1661 SILVER CORONATION MEDAL BY THOMAS SIMON

Code: 10820

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Coronation of Charles II, 1661, Silver medal by Thomas Simon Obverse: Crowned and draped bust facing right, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: CAROLVS. II. D.G. ANG. SCO. FR. ET. HI. REX.
Reverse: The king enthroned, crowned by Peace, flying above, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: EVERSO. MISSVS. SVCCVRRERE. SECLO. XXIII. APR. 1661,
Eimer 221; MI i 472/76.
29 mm in diameter, 7.9 grams.
A bold good very fine or better for the issue, with a most attractive old cabinet tone.

*This is the official Royal Mint medal issue for the Coronation of Charles II, struck by Thomas Simon who charged £110 for its execution. 
The obverse of this medal is sometimes seen combined with the reverse of Thomas Simon's 1660 Pattern Broad.