Orders, Decorations and Medals (21 September 2007)

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Date of Auction: 21st September 2007

Sold for £110

Estimate: £80 - £100

101st Foot Medal 1837, obv. crossed regimental standards, with rayed concave disc above, inscribed, ‘H.C. European Regt.’, to either side a branch of laurel and palm, in exergue, ‘1837’; rev. ‘Religion’ seated on a rock presenting a medal to a soldier, a camp in the background, and in the exergue ‘Be thou faithful unto death’, 43mm., silver, unnamed, unmounted, ref: Balmer R581, extremely fine £80-100

Footnote

The 101st Foot subsequently became the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers.