Charles I return to London
Charles I return to London

Charles I return to London

1633 United Kingdom

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Charles I, Return to London following the Coronation in Scotland. Silver medal cast in 1633 by Nicholas Briot. Charles I on horseback, head bare, in armour with truncheon in right hand, haunch of horse marked with a rose crowned. Above, eye of Providence; on the ground, his plumed helmet amidst flowers. Legend: CAROLVS AVGVSTISS'. ET INVICTISS'. MAG'. BRIT'. FRAN'. ET HIB'. MONARCHA. (The most august and invincible Charles, Monarch of Great Britain, France and Ireland.) Reverse: View of London from Southwark; above, mid-day sun in clouds and the letter E, indicating Edinburgh. Legend: SOL ORBEM REDIENS SIC REX ILLVMINAT VRBEM. (As the sun illuminates the world so does the King's return gladden the city.) See "Medallic Illustrations" Vol. 1, p.266/62.

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Diameter 40.60 (1.60 inches)
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