1601 - Elizabeth I: Distress Relieved SOLD
This rare silver medal commemorates Elizabeth I
, as the Preserver, making provision for the sick and wounded seamen and soldiers (MI i
177/177). Bohun said, 'Her ears were open to the complaints ... injured'. The obverse shows Elizabeth
three-quarter bust crowned. The legend reads, 'With the help of God I
sustain one with two'. The reverse shows the monogram of Elizabeth
, crowned and dividing the ...