Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (15 March 2011)

Date of Auction: 15th March 2011

Sold for £750

Estimate: £500 - £600

Victories of the Peninsular War, 1815, a bronze box medal by J. Porter for E. Orme, bust of Wellington left, rev. Victory seated under a tree and inscribing a tablet, 75mm; containing 13 aquatint roundels depicting battle scenes (Eimer 80; BHM 866; E 1074) [Lot]. Medal and contents very fine; in original maroon case of issue, inside of lid with pencilled note ‘Mrs W. Dent, pchsd. of Simmonds 1862’ £500-600