England. Queen Anne silver Medal 1706 MS62 PCGS, Eimer-421; MI-288/97. Anne (Queen, 1702-1714). 1706 AR Medal. PCGS MS62. 41mm. LVDOVICVS MAGNVS ANNA MAIOR. Anne (as Minerva left, subduing Louis (as Roman warrior) right / CVRA PVGNACIS FACTA MINERVÆ. Victory advancing left; military trophy to right inscribed CLADES/GALLOR/IN BRAB/23 MAI (the defeat of the French at Brabant) in four lines; in four lines in exergue, XII · VIBES CVM PRO/VINCI IS INTRA XV/D : RECEPTÆ ·/1706 (twelve cities with their Provinces retaken within fifteen days); all within border of 12 shields inscribed with the retaken cities. Lovely cabinet patina. Small die flaw on the obverse (not a scratch). Most likely ex-Marquess of Bute (Sotheby's July 2, 1951, lot 176) but unverifiable.
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