1766 Death of Prince James (III) Historical Medallion by F Cropanese
Prince James (III), died in Rome and is buried at St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City. Son of King James II and Mary of Modena he led the Jacobite cause, claiming the right to the English throne, however spent most of his life in France and Italy. His son Prince Charles (Bonnie Prince Charlie) continued the Jacobite cause during the mid 1700's
Bust of Prince Henry in clerical cap and robes
Religion standing in foreground holding cross and bible, with a view of St Peter's Rome in the background.
Diameter: 53 mm
Reference: Eimer 715
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