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Charles II rare silver Restoration medal

Stock No. 3518
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Beautifully executed struck silver medal by Thomas Simon to celebrate the restoration of the Stuarts to the throne . 1660. Obverse: Bust of Charles II looking right with long flowing hair, broad falling lace collar, armour and mantle tied on the shoulder in a knot. Legend: CAROLUS . II . D : G . MAGNAE . BRIT . FRA . ET . HIB . REX. Reverse: Three crowns on the branches of a leafless oak and above, the sun bursting through clouds. Legend: TANDEM REVIRESCET. (It will flourish at last). This medal, when struck, is generally composed of two pieces of metal (in this case silver), which are united by a broad rim and furnished with a ring for suspension.
Silver

Diameter: 1.35 inch (3.43 cm)


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