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

Date of Auction: 16th & 17th June 2010

Sold for £70

Estimate: £80 - £100

France, Canal du Picardie, 1785, a copper medal by G. Dupré, bust of Louis XVI right, rev. allegorical figures by a waterfall, 56mm; Canal de la Saône à l’Yonne, 1785, a copper medal by B. Duvivier, 56mm (BDM VI, 298); Canal de Bourgogne, 1785, a copper medal by N.-M. Gatteaux, 42mm [3]. Last extremely fine, others very fine and better but first scratched in obverse field £80-100

Footnote

Provenance: BDW Auction 5, 1 June 1994, lots 317, 318, 319; additionally first C. Hadfield Collection, Glendining Auction, 17 November 1988, lot 363 (part)