Duke of Atholl, 1774.

Duke of Atholl, 1774.

Duke of Atholl, 1774, Silver Medal by J Kirk, bust right, IOANNES. MURRAY. ATHOL. DUX, rev. female figure seated left, QUIS. TEMPERET. A. LACHRYMIS, in exergue, NAT. VI. MAII MDCCXXIX OB. V. NOV. MDCCLXXIV, 37mm (BHM 192; Eimer 756). Old light scratch on reverse, otherwise, exceptional mint state with reflective surfaces and iridescent tone.

John Murray, 3rd Duke of Atholl (1729-1774), succeeded to the title in 1764 but sold the sovereignty of the Isle of Man to the Treasury almost immediately in 1765.



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