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

Date of Auction: 12th - 14th December 2017

Sold for £140

Estimate: £60 - £80

KENT, Deal, St Ethelburga School, a silver Reward of Merit, unsigned, reward of merit in wreath, rev. engraved legend, 34mm, 13.24g. Very fine, rare; pierced for suspension, with ring £60-80


Catherine Boys (1808-72) opened a Catholic chapel in her home in Middle street, Deal, in 1842. The enterprise developed into the St Ethelburga Convent, Orphanage and School and moved to the corner of Park and West streets in 1878. The School closed in the early 1970s