British Medals from the Collection of James Spencer

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Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £170

Estimate: £100 - £150

Metropolitan Society of Florists & Amateurs (Est. 1832), Adelaide Medal, a silver award by W.J. Taylor, coroneted bust of Queen Adelaide right, rev. legend, named (Presented to Mr Dickson for Collection of Auricula, 27th April 1837), 51mm. About extremely fine, olive-grey tone, very rare £100-150

Footnote

The Metropolitan Society of Florists & Amateurs met at 21 Regent street, London. Mr Dickson, who lived at Acre lane, Brixton, was a frequent exhibitor of auriculas