The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £50

Estimate: £70 - £90

Colyton, Grammar School, a uniface bronze medal, 49mm; Highweek, Sunday School, a white metal medal; Honiton, Second World War, 1995 and 2005, cupro-nickel medals, both 30mm; Kingsbridge, Coronation, 1911, a white metal medal by T. Fattorini, 39mm (W & E 5103F); Langtree, Total Abstinence medal; Newton Abbot, Visit of the Duke of York to St Leonard's Tower, 1899, a white metal medal by H.B. Sale, 39mm (W & E 1868; BHM 3642); Sidmouth, Elizabeth II, Coronation, 1953, Hot Cross Bun Fund, a uniface cupro-nickel medal, unsigned, 30mm (W & E 8170R); South Molton, Quatercentenary of Charter, 1990, a cupro-nickel medal, unsigned [by R. Pierce], 30mm; Tavistock, Sunday School Centenary, 1889, a white metal medal by J. Carter, 39mm; Wolborough, Sunday Schools, 1901, a white metal medal; Wolford, Chapel Consecrated, 1835, a copper medal, view of tower, 35mm (Taylor –) [12]. Very fine and better, some pierced £70-90


Provenance: First bt A. Judd June 2003; fifth bt J.G. Scott February 2006; ninth bt J. Whitmore July 2003; tenth bt S.H. Monks March 2007; eleventh bt M. Shaw November 2009.

Sold with letter relating to the South Molton medal and its design, dated 28 October 2003