Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (30 May 2012) - Auction Report


Gross Total £80,650 (£96,780 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 514
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.55 and €1.25

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1-159 British Medals from the Collection of James Spencer, £19,765 (£23,718)
274 Ryder Cup, gold medal, 1926, £5,500 (£6,600)
413 The Olympic and other Swimming medals presented to Phyllis Harding, 1924-36, £4,300 (£5,160)
354-380 Russian Medals from an Old Collection, the property of a Lady, £3,635 (£4,362)
349 Cuba, Visit of John Paul II, 1990, gold medal, £2,900 (£3,480)
214 Mudie's National Medals, 1820, set of 40, £2,600 (£3,120)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
141 The medal has been drilled on the edge for a swivel mount
209 The maker is uncertain, the hallmark is 1824

The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
273