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

Date of Auction: 16th & 17th June 2010

Sold for £130

Estimate: £50 - £70

Egypt, Opening of the Suez Canal, 1869, a white metal medal by A. Restelli, bust of Ferdinand de Lesseps left, rev. map of the canal and topography, 50mm (BDM V, 95; cf. DNW M4, 415); Opening of the Suez Canal, 1869, a white metal medal, unsigned, 37mm (Fonrobert 5258; cf. DNW M8, 2149); Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez, 1888, a silver medal by L.-O. Roty, 42mm (Roty Compagnonnage p.89; Coll. R. Marx 21; PBE –; BM Acq. 1983-7, p.25, 147; BDM V, 230; cf. DNW M7, 2586) [3]. First fair, second fine, last very fine £50-70