British, Italian and World Coins, Commemorative Medals, Numismatic Books (16 & 17 June 2010)

Date of Auction: 16th & 17th June 2010

Sold for £260

Estimate: £100 - £150

Egypt, Visit of Franz Joseph I of Austria to Egypt and the Opening of the Suez Canal, 1869, a bronze medal by J. Tautenhayn, bust right, rev. Egyptia seated left on sphinx, pyramids and ship at sides, 71mm (Hauser 652; Würz. 2484; Horsky 3807; BDM VI, 37; cf. DNW 48, 621). Small spot in exergue, otherwise extremely fine £100-150