The most illustrious Theophilus Leigh Esq. of ...
CLARISSIMUS Vir D. Theophilus Leigh de Longborough in Comitatu Dobunorum Glocestrensi Armiger, ne plęclari facinoris memoria, aut quid Rari in isto Cimeliarchio, deesset; Eidem Numisma quoddam tum magnitudine tum cęlaturā pręstantissimum, ex ipsissimo Argento cus?, quod Angli e navi Hispanorum (propč Jamaicam) naufragā expiscati sunt, lubens contulit.
The most illustrious Theophilus Leigh Esq. of Longborough in Gloucestershire, willingly brought to the Museum a medal, remarkable for its size and engraving, struck from the very same silver which the English recovered from the wreck of a Spanish ship (near Jamaica), in order to ensure that this notable feat was not forgotten, and that the museum did not lack such a rare object in its collection.
Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of this object is unknown.
Year:MDCLXXXVIII (1688); Page Number:11 (verso)
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