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Auction: Centuries of Style
was auctioned on: 4 June 2013
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A JAMES I SILVER MEDALLION

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Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,644 - US$7,740
Price realised:  £3,250
ca. US$5,031
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A JAMES I SILVER MEDALLION
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE ENGRAVING PERHAPS BY SIMON LE PASSE, CIRCA 1620
A JAMES I SILVER MEDALLION APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE ENGRAVING PERHAPS BY SIMON LE PASSE, CIRCA 1620 The front engraved with a portrait of George Villiers, 1st Marquess and later 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628) and with an inscription, the reverse engraved with a coat-of-arms below an marquess' coronet, each on a matted ground, within a silver-gilt frame with twisted-wire border and with applied finials on three sides and a scroll cast suspension loop on the other 3½ in. (9 cm.) high 1 oz. 4 dwt. (38 gr.) The inscription reads 'Nobiliss Dn' Georgius Vill: Marchio Buckinghamiæ Vicec Vill: BaroWaddoniæ Angliæ Admirallus '

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style
Date of the auction: 4 Jun 2013
Address: Christie's
4 June 2013, London, King Street