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Medals

Reference:5917 Henry Newton: British Ambassador to Queen Anne at the Court of Genoa , 1709

Draped bust of Henry Newton to right.

Minerva and Prudence in harmony.

By Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi.

Bronze, cast. 86 mm.

Condition: Good Very Fine

Notes:

An attractive medal, superior to the holed specimen in the the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Henry Newton (1651-1715), British Ambassador to the Court of Queen Anne. A pleasing medal, recalling the Grand Tour in the eighteenth-century.

References:

MI ii, 367/209; Eimer 441; Johnson Collection 607; Lankheit Collection (Morton & Eden, 2 May 2003, Lot 725, £1200).