M521 - GREAT BRITAIN, George I (1714-1727), Preservation of the Church of England, 1714, Brass Medal

World Coins - M521 - GREAT BRITAIN, George I (1714-1727), Preservation of the Church of England, 1714, Brass Medal
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M521 - GREAT BRITAIN, George I (1714-1727), Preservation of the Church of England, 1714, Brass Medal, 10.74g., 35mm, by unknown, STET PROTECTORE IEHOVA,  a church with a cockerel on the top if it's spire, rev., a serpent swallowing it's own tail and held in place by three hands, LOVE AS BRETHEREN (MI -), very fine. $75

The Hanoverian succession and the political deals struck in the last days of the protestant Stuart Anne's reign ensured the primacy of the protestant Church of England as the state religion in opposition to the catholic Jacobite pretender James Francis Edward Stuart.