The Earl of Leicester Offers Assistance to the United Provinces.
The Earl of Leicester Offers Assistance to the United Provinces. , bronze counter, 1586, enthroned figure of Elizabeth 1 attended by the Earl of Leicester presents a sword to two kneeling figures, E. R. EST. ALTRIX. RESURIENTIUM. EUM. (QUEEN ELIZABETH IS THE NOURISHER OF THOSE WHO HUNGER AFTER HIM, 1586). rev. an upright sword with its tip touching celestial rays, SERMO DEL QUO ENSE ANCIPI ACUTIOR, (THE WORD OF GOD IS SHARPER THAN ANY TWO EDGED SWORD), 30 mm, (MI. 133/87). Very fine. £195.00
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