Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (15 March 2011)

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Date of Auction: 15th March 2011

Sold for £1,050

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

Society of Arts (Inst. 1753), a gold award medal by G.F. Pidgeon, conjoined busts of Mercury and Minerva right, rev. wreath, named (To A. Bain, M.D., mdcccviii, For Plantations of Forest Trees, Cl. 14), 51mm, 45.95g (E 643). Reverse rim knock and associated test marks on edge, otherwise about extremely fine; in original red shagreen case £900-1,200