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Auction 69  17 Nov 2022
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Lot 263

Estimate: 360 GBP
Price realized: 420 GBP
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Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury, released from the Tower of London, silver medal, 1681, by George Bower, bust r., with long hair and mantle, ANTONIO COMITI DE SHAFTESBVRY, rev. London cityscape from [old] St. Paul's to the Tower, London Bridge towards centre, sun shines from behind clouds, LÆTAMVR, 40.5mm (MI.583/259; Eimer 261; Foley 498), very fine, rare
Anthony Ashley Cooper (1621-1683), prominent politician of the Interregnum and during the reign of King Charles II, whose downfall was to support the claims on the Duke of Monmouth. He was a patron of John Locke.

Estimate: 450 - 550 GBP
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