Orders, Decorations and Medals (28 July 1993)

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Date of Auction: 28th July 1993

Sold for £400

Estimate: £400 - £450

MATTHEW BOULTON'S MEDAL FOR TRAFALGAR 1805, bronze-gilt, contained in its original bronzed copper case, small edge bruise, otherwise virtually as struck and extremely attractive


Boulton's medal was not issued in this metal but in 1810, after the death of the designer, C.H. Kiichler, the medal was restruck in various metals including bronze and bronze-gilt.For further details see 'Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kiichler' by GrahamPollard, Numismatic Chronicle, 1970 pp.314-16.