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

Date of Auction: 1st July 2008

Sold for £920

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Mauritius, Royal Society of Arts & Sciences, 1846, a gold award medal, unsigned, crown above crossed torch and caduceus, rev. wreath, named (Presented to Henry Barlow & Co, Phoenix, 1st Prize Vacuum Sugar, 1846), 45mm, 76.74g (cf. Rey 1334; cf. R.J. Ford II, 611). Test mark on edge and some minor scuffing, otherwise about extremely fine and extremely rare (£1,000-1,500)