Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (16 January 2019)

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Date of Auction: 16th January 2019

Sold for £110

Estimate: £80 - £100

AUSTRALIA, International Exhibition, Sydney, 1879, a bronze award medal by J.S. and A.B. Wyon, female representing Australia holding shield and laurel, implements of industry at her feet, revs. wreath of Australian plants, named (Herring & Co, Second Award), 76mm (BDM VI, 591; BM Acq. 1978-82, pl. 76, 66; cf. DNW 141, 1723). Reverse edge knock at 5 o’clock, otherwise about extremely fine £80-£100