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James I

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Type Medal
Title James I
Date c. 1616
Country England
Side reverse
Composition silver
Diameter 55.5 x 43mm

James I, silver oval portrait medal by Simon de Passe, circa 1616, in imitation of engraving, signed signed SP (in monogram) fe, in border cartouches to left and right, bust of the King three-quarters right wearing high lace ruff and Collar of the Garter over ermine robe, in cartouche above a crown dividing I - R and on scroll below "Jacobus DG Mag Britt Fra & Hybe Rex", rev., crowned Royal shield with lion and unicorn supporters, helm crested with crown and lion above, motto in scroll below, "BEATI PACIFICI", IACOBVS DEI GRATIA MAGNÆ BRITANNIÆ FRANCIÆ ET HYBERNIÆ REX, 55.5 x 43mm (MI 214/61; Farquhar I, 159; H&P pl 27,10). 

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