Historical Medals and Tokens (3 October 2018)

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2018

Sold for £700

Estimate: £300 - £400

The Elgin Marbles, 1820, a set of 48 white metal medals by E. Thomason, royal arms with supporters, revs. fragments from the Parthenon frieze, each 48mm (BHM 1061; E 1140b) [48]. Varied state, some with minor corrosion, rare as a set; on four fitted trays within wooden binding [this damaged and partly repaired] £300-400