British Medals from the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £430

Estimate: £150 - £200

Defeat of Sultan Tippoo, 1792, a copper medal by C.H. Küchler, uniformed bust of Marquis Cornwallis left, rev. Cornwallis receives the sons of Sultan Tipoo as hostages, 48mm (BHM 363; E 845; Pudd. 792; Pollard 5). One tiny rim nick either side, otherwise brilliant and virtually as struck £150-200


Provenance; Bonhams Auction, 23 March 2000, lot 392