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

Date of Auction: 12th - 14th December 2017

Sold for £120

Estimate: £80 - £100

DEVON, Paignton, Paignton School, an engraved silver Maltese Cross-shaped award by T.H. Stone, Exeter, Garter inscribed palmam qui meruit ferat, centre engraved (Paignton School, 1st Prize, B. Tucker, Christmas 1865), back hallmarked Exeter 1865, 54mm, 16.03g. Very fine and extremely rare; with clip and ring for suspension £80-100

Footnote

Paignton School, Church street, was built in 1829 and taken over by the newly-formed School Board in 1874