The Leon Morel Collection of Medals of Edward VIII

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £200

Estimate: £150 - £200

Malaya Borneo Exhibition, Singapore, 1922, award medals (2), in silver and bronze, unsigned, bust right, revs. Britannia, trident raised, Malayan sunrise beyond, both un-named, 45mm (Giordano 67a, 67b) [2]. Smallest of edge nicks on silver, otherwise extremely fine, the silver medal very rare £150-200


Silver medal only illustrated. Sir Lawrence Guillemard, the governor, conceived the idea of bringing people together from the Malaya peninsula and Borneo for the purpose of enhancing trade and other mutual benefits