1878 Wood Engraving Two Page Commemorative Medal King James Naval Victory XEC8


This is an original 1878 two-page black and white in-text wood engraving set (two single-sided pages) of a coin struck to commemorate the victory of English Naval forces over the Dutch on June 3, 1665. On the front is James II, Duke of York and on the reverse (second page) is an image of English ships engaging the Dutch with the inscription NEC MINOR IN TERRIS.


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 3.5 inches; 10 x 9 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)

Keywords specific to this image: mast, fleet, sails, Bust, profile, royalty, sailing, robes, lion, anchor, flag