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

Date of Auction: 12th - 14th December 2017

Sold for £90

Estimate: £90 - £120

LANCASHIRE, Liverpool, Circus Street School, 1806, an engraved silver Class of Honour star, unsigned, outer legend (Honour & Shame from no condition rises – Act well your part there all the honour lies), rev. named (No. 4, Jane Christian, admitted an Established Member after Seven Years’ Exemplary Conduct), 60mm, 12.87g. Very fine and very rare; with ring for suspension £90-120

Footnote

Circus Street School, originally a Sunday school established in 1801, became a Baptist day school in 1803 and is recorded as catering for over 300 girls and 285 boys in 1814. Supported by subscription, admittance was by recommendation of a subscriber