Coins, Historical Medals & Paper Money (12 - 14 December 2017)

Date of Auction: 12th - 14th December 2017

Sold for £45

Estimate: £50 - £70

CHESHIRE, West Kirby, Braeside Preparatory School, a silver Winning House award medalet, unsigned [by Vaughton], legend above tablet engraved 1922, rev. legend, un-named, 23mm, 7.25g; LANCASHIRE, Liverpool, Collegiate Institution, Everton, silver Prize Medals by and after T. Ottley (2), elevation of the Institution, revs. shield in Garter, bishop’s mitre above, engraved (Penmanship; Freehand Drawing), different dies [second after T. Ottley], both un-named, 31mm, 14.72g, 13.36g (Taylor 141b; D & W 239/283) [3]. Last extremely fine, others very fine and better; first in red case of issue by Vaughtons Ltd, Goldsmiths & Medallists, Birmingham £50-70

Footnote

Braeside Preparatory School, Devonshire road, West Kirby, occupied two semi-detached houses; the school closed in the 1930s. Liverpool Collegiate School, a Grade II listed building, was opened by William Gladstone in January 1843