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

Date of Auction: 1st July 2008

Sold for £520

Estimate: £300 - £500

South Africa, South African Exhibition, Port Elizabeth, 1885, a copper award medal by A. Fisch, figures gathered at a rock, rev. tablet, un-named, 48mm; South African Exhibition, Cape of Good Hope, 1885, a copper medal, unsigned, 48mm; South African Products Exhibition, London, 1907, a bronze award medal by Mappin & Webb, named (Vasco Mineral Water Co), 51mm; Visit of the Prince of Wales to South Africa, 1924, a white metal medal by Spink, 36mm (W & E 6190); George VI, Coronation, 1937, Union of South Africa, a bronze medal, unsigned, 57mm; Dr Christian Barnard, 1968, a bronze medal by M. Nagueira, 80mm; together with other South African, Rhodesia, Angola, etc medals, in silver (26), base metal (118), from Witwatersrand, Kroonstad, Standerton, Cape Town, Grahamstown, Sea Point, Pretoria, Jakaranda, Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, Royal Cape Golf Club, Somerset, Pinelands, Stellenbosch, Durban, Burghersdorp, etc [150]. Many very fine, some better; a very useful lot (£300-500)