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1727 - Death of George I by Jean Dassier SOLD

This extremely rare medal in damascened bronze by Jean Dassier commemorates the death of George I, which occurred on the 11th June 1727 (MI ii 474/92). Damascened bronze medals were the most expensive issued by Jean Dassier, the cost being due to the large amount of handwork involve in their manufacture. They were only presented to "princely clients". George I died of apoplexy during his journey from Delden to Ippenburen. The reverse shows Britannia seated on the ground holding an olive branch and a medallion of George II. The diameter is 31mm and the condition practically mint. Payment by banker's order or Sterling, Dollar or Euro cheque only. This medal has been SOLD.
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