This rare silver medal of 1565 shows busts of Mary Queen of Scots and her husband, Henry Lord Darnley.
Mary Queen of Scots and Henry Lord Darnley medal by Unknown Artist, 1565
Images courtesy Hunterian Museum
- Art Fund grant:
- £6,000 ( Total: £9,650)
- Acquired in:
- Christopher Eimer
It commemorates their marriage that year. As a significant piece of 16th-century Scottish portraiture it makes a handsome addition to the Hunterians outstanding collection of British medals.
Christopher Eimer, 2014
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