Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (6 December 2012)
Date of Auction: 6th December 2012
Sold for £410
Estimate: £300 - £400
FootnoteThe obverse seems to be struck from an altered 1851 Great Exhibition die, with the removal of the words ‘Royal Mint’ from the bottom right field and the addition of II after the original date. The reverse die is Allen 15 with no stop after ‘Wyon’.
George Russell (†February 1856, aged 61) is buried in the family vault at Wilmington churchyard