Lot 363Bath William Pulteney 1st Earl of Bath Bronze...

Auction Date: 20/10/2015 at 10:30 am

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Bath William Pulteney 1st Earl of Bath Bronze Medallion Commemorative Medallion 1744 Commemorating the time he tried to form a new government, also his 60th Birthday. He did much to form and consolidate new governments after the fall of Walpole, but he is more remembered for being Prime Minister for just two days and a contemporary pamphlet satirically praised him for "the most wise and honest of all administrations, the minister having ... never transacted one rash thing; and, what is more marvellous, left as much money in the Treasury as he found in it." Size 54mm. A very scarce Medallion

Hammer Price: £300.00

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