1878 Wood Engraving King George Louis Commemorate Coin Horse Brunswick XEC8

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This is an original 1878 black and white in-text wood engraving of the medal commemorating the corronation of King George I of England. The front has a bust of George I and reads:

GEORG LVD. D. G. M. BRIT. FR. ET HIB. REX DVX B & L. S. R. I. ELEC.

George Louis, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg, Elector of the Holy Roman Empire

The other side depicts the horse of Brunswick running across the British Empire.

CONDITION

This 133+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 2.5 inches; 10 x 6 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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