British Historical Medals from the Collection of Dennis Fig

Date of Auction: 10th May 2007

Sold for £150

Estimate: £70 - £100

William IV (1830-1837), London Bridge Opened, 1831, a copper medal by B. Wyon, bust of William IV right, rev. bridge, 51mm (BHM 1544; E 1245; Taylor 102a); The Reform Bill, 1832, a copper medal by B. Wyon for the Corporation of London, 51mm (BHM 1603; E 1254); Sir John Soane, 1834, a copper medal by W. Wyon, 57mm (BHM 1662; E 1278; Taylor 106a); City of London School Founded, 1834, a copper medal by B. Wyon, 58mm (BHM 1680; E 1279; Taylor 120a); Institute of British Architects, Honorary Medal, 1834, a copper award by B. Wyon, un-named, 57mm (E 1280; Taylor 24a); Tower Bridge Opened, 1894, a white metal medal by Allen & Moore, 35mm [6]. Very fine and better, but reverses of first two partly dulled and last pierced for suspension (£70-100)