Medal (reverse) of James VIII, the Old Pretender

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Postcard of Medal (reverse) of James VIII, the Old Pretender.
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Medal (reverse) of James VIII, the Old Pretender

This is the reverse of a bronze medal of James VIII, the 'Old Pretender', issued as part of the propaganda war waged by the Jacobites and their opponents. The medal blames the Hanoverians for the financial disaster of the English South Sea Company.

Bronze medal of James VIII and III, an appeal against the House of Hanover, 1721

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Online ID: 000-190-001-905-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.R 117
Date: 1721
Material: Bronze
What: Medal, commemorative
Subject: Royal Medals (NMAS Classification)
Who: Britannia
House of Hanover
James VIII and III
  • Hawkins (1885) II, p 454, no 63 
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