The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £150

Estimate: £150 - £200

Devonport, Exhibition of Arts, Science and Manufactures, a silver award medal by L.C. Wyon, diademed bust of Victoria left, rev. legend in wreath, edge named (C. Burrows, Attendant in Charge, 1869), 45mm (Allen Pt 1; cf. BHM 3108); a similar award medal in copper, named (Mrs M. King, Wood-Carving, 1869), 45mm; together with other Devonport medals in white metal for the Coronations of 1902 and 1911 (2), both 39mm (W & E 4510G, 5169B) [5]. First virtually as struck and toned, very rare, in non-original blue case, others generally very fine £150-200


Provenance: First J.N. Spencer Collection, DNW Auction M4, 10 May 2007, lot 7; second bt J.G. Scott October 2004; third bt Eden Coins July 2003; last bt J.G. Scott August 2003