Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (15 March 2011)

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Date of Auction: 15th March 2011

Sold for £2,700

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Victoria, Golden Jubilee, 1887, a gold medal by L.C. Wyon after Sir J.E. Boehm and Sir F. Leighton, crowned bust left, rev. enthroned figure of Empire surrounded by standing figures representing Science, Letters, Art, etc, Mercury and Time below, 58mm, 89.83g (W & E 2000.3; BHM 3219; E 1733a). A few light surface and scuff marks, particularly in upper reverse field, otherwise extremely fine; in original red leather case £2,000-2,500


Provenance: Baldwin Auction 46, 4 May 2006, lot 2074