Charles I, Silver Royalist Badge

Charles I, Silver Royalist Badge
Charles I, Silver Royalist Badge

A double-portrait badge, by Thomas Rawlins, with excellent portraits

Crowned bust of the King right, wearing lace collar over armour, with the Garter Collar and Badge, legend around, CAROLVS DG MAG BR- AN FRAN ET HIB REX FI D.  Reverse bust of Queen Henrietta Maria left, her hair tied back, wearing pearl necklace and ornate and low-cut dress, signed below, T. RAWLINS.F, legend around, HENRETTA MARIA DG MAG BRITAN FRAN ET HIB REG.
 
Very fine and deeply toned, lacks suspension loop, and subsequently neatly pierced for suspension

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