Object Title

Commemorative medal - John Wilkes

Commemorative medal - John Wilkes

Date

1760-1770

Object Number

XVIII.794

Provenance

Purchased from A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 2 April 2001.

Physical Description

A small brass medal, probably used as a counter or gambling token, and dating from the time of Wilkes's candidature in the Middlesex elections of 1768, rather than from the time of his imprisonment in the Tower, in 1763

Associations

Places Britain