Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books (1 July 2008)

Date of Auction: 1st July 2008

Sold for £620

Estimate: £500 - £600

India, East India College, Hert[ford]s[hire], Reward of Merit, c. 1815, a gold medal, unsigned [by or after T. Wyon Jr], head of Minerva right, helmet decorated with elephant motif, cornucopia, rudder and caduceus around, rev. legend in wreath, un-named, 37mm, 37.79g (Pudd. 948.1.5). Minor rim marks, otherwise very fine, obverse better, very rare (£500-600)